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Machining apprentice Rodwell-Powell Engineering Group

As an apprentice mechanical engineer, you shall be working under the supervision of the workshop production manager, this shall include undergoing inhouse & offsite training in the following areas, turning, milling, manual/CNC machining and programming.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 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

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 07:30 – 16:00 Friday 07:30 – 15:00

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    45 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice mechanical engineer, you shall be working under the supervision of the workshop production manager.

The candidate will be taught a wide range of manual engineering skills and work alongside our experienced engineers.

Work includes

  • Reading engineering drawings and understanding customers' requirements.
  • Machine maintenance.
  • Inspection using manual equipment and CMM (coordinate measuring machine)
  • Bench fitting.
  • Turning and Milling
  • CNC Machining
  • Programming

We have a bright, and friendly factory environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Key skills, basic understanding of Microsoft word and excel
  • Able to work to given deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Hard working and flexible
  • Willing to learn and progress onto new skills
  • Good time keeping skills

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades C/4, or equivalent, in English and maths

Future prospects

  • Rodwell is a small progressive company so the prospect of promotion are encouraged
  • There are a range of roles within the business from section leaders, inspection to management

About the employer

Rodwell Powell has been manufacturing precision machined components since 1951. Supplying the Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Automotive, Marine and Medical industries


Rodwell-Powell Engineering Group


Chester Hall Lane


SS14 3DQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Essex College


Diane Ridgley 07855701273

Level 3 Engineering Technician - Machinist Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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