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Apprentice Glass Engineering Operative Glaast

A fantastic opportunity has become available working alongside an experienced team of individuals who will support you through an engineering operative apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 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

    5 Days per week - 8 hours per day excluding break times. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

*Plans machining by studying work orders, materials and specifications

*Programs CNC and cutting table by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets

*Use of AutoCAD 2D 

*Maintains safe operations by adhering to health and safety

*Loading and unloading the machine

*Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs

*Operate specialty machinery to fabricate, manufacture, assemble, or move products

*Willing to learn all aspects of glass processing

*Able to work using own initiative

*Good interpersonal skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate 
  • Communication 
  • Team player 

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude to learning
  • Able to work as part of a team and follow instruction

Desired qualifications

Maths and English GCSE A*-C or 9-4 grade or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

There is a potential full-time position avaliable for the right candidate. 

About the employer

We understand the processes and requirements that working with glass in today’s marketplace entails. GLAAST provide comprehensive glass services and products for designers, retailers, manufacturers and trade customers.

Providing an opportunity to fulfil aesthetic and functional glass requirements for commercial and domestic environments.




Redhouse Industrial Estate Middlemo




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus


Sam Williams

  • Engineering Operative Level 2 Standard 
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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