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Apprentice CNC Machinist Atlantic Precision Engineering Ltd

Using the latest technology, in this wide-ranging apprenticeship you will learn to programme, set and operate computer-controlled machine tools to produce high precision complex components.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £312.00

  • Working week

    07.30 - 16.30 Mon - Thurs (30 mins break) 07.30 - 13.00 Fri (no break)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001849392

  • Positions

    1 available

As a CNC machinist, you will learn to programme

  • Set and operate computer-controlled machine tools
  • Use fixtures/chucks/work-holding devices 
  • Machine different types of materials and their properties
  • Setting and checking cutting tools 
  • Measurement of components (metrology)  
  • Reading drawings and working in both metric and imperial  
  • Understanding machine tool feeds and speeds
  • Using cutting fluids in machining and working safely in engineering

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical information
  • Ability to follow procedure and see projects through to completion
  • Organised
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to accurately document/record information
  • Attention to detail
  • Tidy worker
  • Good practical skills

Personal qualities

  • You will be committed and motivated to complete college and NVQ assignments
  • Reliable
  • Ability to see projects through to completion
  • Strong interest in science and technology
  • Enthusiastic
  • An interest in how things work or are manufactured
  • Good team worker
  • Good communicator
  • Hardworking and dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) and above (or equivalents) in maths and English. Science and ICT an advantage

Future prospects

To become a fully qualified engineer in a permanent position with Atlantic Precision. 

Things to consider

Like all apprenticeships, this requires a long term commitment – there will be assignments and log book entries to complete as well as homework. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top company, whilst you work towards Nationally recognised qualifications. 


About the employer

Atlantic Precision Engineering Limited is a well established company with over 50 years background and experience of providing a precision manufacturing service to the Aerospace and most major industrial sectors.

Employer

Atlantic Precision Engineering Ltd

Address

Aragon Road, Blackbushe Business Park

Yateley

GU46 6ET

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Training

Training provider

SIGTA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sigta Ltd

Contact

Pauline Jones 01273 416989 apprenticeships@sigta.co.uk

Engineering Technician L3 Apprenticeship Standard - This will include on-site training at Atlantic Precision and day release attendance at college. 

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved the following qualification:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification 
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification 

The final apprenticeship completion certificate will be issued on achievement of the above qualification and successful completion of final end point assessment. 

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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