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CNC Engineering Apprentice CMT ENGINEERING LTD

This is an opportunity for an apprentice to learn general engineering and machining skills with a view to eventually becoming a CNC machinist / programmer.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    7.30AM-4.30PM Monday-Thursday 7.30AM-3.30PM Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Main duties will include:

• Milling

• Turning

• Bench fitting

• Health and Safety

• Set & run CNC turning & machining centre

• Daily/monthly maintenance requirements of machines

• Solving production/process problems

• Monitor CNC machines & work in progress

• In progress quality assurance including first off inspection

• Operating & using quality/inspection equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Willingness to learn and work

• Genuinely interested in engineering

• Punctual and reliable

• Willing to learn new skills and commit to the training

• Demonstrate initiative / common sense

• Grade 4 or above in Maths and English (A-C)

• Good attitude to work

• Flexible and adaptable

• Willing to get stuck into the task at hand

• Good practical skills to work with hand and power tools

• The ability to follow technical drawings and instructions

• A methodical approach to work

• An ability to pay close attention to detail

• A commitment to keep up to date with industry developments

• Good communication skills

• A thorough understanding of safety rules and regulations

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Confident
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn

Good communication skills

Desired qualifications

Must have GCSE or equivalent to grade 4/C or above in maths & English

Future prospects

  • Higher Apprenticeship-Level 4
  • Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • First Degree

Things to consider

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a growing company in a fast-paced environment

About the employer

Our client is the UK’s leading manufacturer of mild steel screwed pipe fittings.  They have developed their product range to include conveyance tube, stainless steel fittings and special turned parts. They are the manufacturer of the genuine Unicone ® hose connection system.

My client’s products are used extensively around the world in the anodising industry. They are continually re-designing existing products and introducing new patterns in partnership with their customers




Corngreaves Road

Cradley Heath

B64 7DG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lean Education And Development Limited


Rachel Jevons 07896 482558

You will progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering which is a 42-month programme where you will receive on the job training and be required to attend LEMA Academy 1 day per week.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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