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Machine Tool Operator Apprentice (Level 2 Engineering Operative) Telford Fabrications Ltd

The successful candidate would be working alongside experienced engineering operatives to learn how to run and set a press break and a turret punch.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.00am to 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate would be working alongside experienced engineering operatives to learn how to run and set a press break and a turret punch.

The processes would involve checking first offs, running machines, loading programs and cleaning of materials. 


  • Press break
  • Turret punch 
  • Grinder
  • Measuring equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Individual and team worker
  • Quick to grasp and retain new information
  • Accurate work
  • Good timekeeping
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Efficient
  • Well mannered

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades A*-D/9-3 or equivalent in English and maths - as a minimum

Future prospects

  • Progression to become a trained setter 
  • Forklift training 

Things to consider

You would be required to travel to ITAS in Shrewsbury for training 1 day a week.

About the employer

Telford Fabrications offer a wide variety of products from 2 ton moulds down to food grade stainless steel. They offer Mig and Tig welding in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium and can produce high quantity turn over or specialist one offs including prototypes and also offer these products to be finished to spec i.e painting, powder coating or galvanizing. They also offer a punching, laser and forming to which can be offered prototypes,small batches to large production work whether it be zintec, galvanized,stainless steel or aluminium. Telford Fabrications help design your work with the latest software package from concept to completion we offer a one stop shop for all your fabrication needs.


Telford Fabrications Ltd


Halesfield 13



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IN-COMM TRAINING ACADEMY SHROPSHIRE LIMITED


Leighanne Omisore 07570952071

This is a 15 month apprenticeship resulting in a Level 2 Engineering Operative qualification. Training will include attending the training centre one day per week for the duration of the apprenticeship - this will be at the ITAS training centre in Shrewsbury. 

You will work to achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Engineering Operations
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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