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Mechanical Engineering Apprentice - Machinist SENSING PRECISION LIMITED

The Apprentice will work across all our manufacturing cells using drills, mills, lathes, CNC, and sheet metal. Alongside projects and skill development tasks the main role is to assist in the manufacturing our specialist air measurement devices.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Mechanical CNC Apprentice will work across all our manufacturing cells at our Stokenchurch Factory during the course of the three-year program using:

  • Drills, mills, lathes, CNC’s, TIG welders and sheet metal tools, with a bias towards CNC and manual lathes
  • Alongside projects and skill development tasks the main role is to assist in the manufacturing our high-quality specialist air measurement devices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of Numeracy and Literacy
  • Basic Engineering Understanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to understand engineering drawings
  • Practical hands on approach to problem-solving
  • Self-aware and conscious of own safety and that of others

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in Engineering with a real passion to develop a career in the Engineering sector
  • Mature attitude, punctual, and reliable with a positive work ethic
  • Responsible and able to use own initiative
  • Personable and able to work as part of a team and respect others
  • Motivated to do what needs to be done
  • Takes pride in repeatably producing the high-quality parts and products expected by the customer
  • Continually eager to learn by using work as an opportunity for self-development

Desired qualifications

  • 5 x GCSEs at grade A-C / 9-5 including maths, English and Science (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • We hope the apprentice will go on to fulfil their potential within our team initially on the manufacturing side of the business, creating a pathway for future apprentices to follow and grow both the size and skill set of the team

Things to consider

  • Ability to drive, with access to a car, is essential as Stokenchurch is not easily accessed by public transport from some locations
  • A genuine interest in Engineering is essential and any previous experience would be beneficial
  • When writing your application please give a high level of detail with plenty of explanation for your answers, along with examples. Write in full sentences, no bullet point lists please. Include a full list of your qualification grades

About the employer

Sensing Precision Limited (formerly Airflow S P Limited) are British Air Measurement Specialists and Manufacturers of the original “Wilson Flow Grid”.  We specialise in the design and manufacture of Air Measurement Equipment and are a well-known and trusted manufacturer across various industries including; HVAC, pharmaceutical, food, petro-chemical and automotive. We also manufacture and supply specialist test equipment for the Automotive Industry for EBHS Testing and NVH Engineering. All of our front end air measurement products are made at our UK Factory by our highly skilled and experienced engineers.




15 16

C R Bates Industrial Estate

High Wycombe

HP14 3PD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Activate Apprenticeships



  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Engineering Technician  
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Development Competence) Machinist
  • Level 3 Diploma Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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