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Apprentice CNC Machinist Encocam Ltd

Encocam, a leading engineering company combining innovative design with traditional engineering skills, is looking to recruit an apprentice CNC Machinist to join their machine shop making parts for crash test dummies (ATDs) in Huntingdon

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salaries are reviewed as the apprentice progresses on-programme. Once an completes their apprenticeship, they can expect to earn upwards of £25,000 per annum depending on their skill set.

  • Working week

    Workplace hours are Monday – Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm (breaks provided) 1st six months 4 days college/ 1 in workplace. Then 3 days college/2days workplace. Into years 2-3 1 day college/4 days workplace.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

With close mentoring support, you will be required to support the manufacture of precision products for both internal and external customers. Being part of a progressing company striving to develop its processes and practices to a higher standard while utilising some of the latest machinery in manufacturing our futures.

  • CNC turning, milling machines, grinders
  • Fit and assemble components including the use of hand tools
  • Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of metrology equipment.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Mentorship and training will be provided by the Machined Components Manager and other qualified CNC Miller Programmers.


This is an Advanced Apprenticeship, working in a manufacturing site in Stonehill Huntingdon, where the Company will train you to be a competent CNC Machinist and also gain wider engineering craft skills over a 42 month period. It will involve attending college weekly during term time and with regular assessments conducted by the College. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right person, there may be a full time position available on successful completion of this Apprenticeship and career progression opportunities will also be possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above/ A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or above/ A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Encocam is located within Stukeley Meadows Industrial Estate, Huntingdon. 20 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holidays. Additional day’s leave every year for first 5 years. Free uniform and on-site parking.

About the employer

Encocam is an engineering and manufacturing company with a passion for developing practical, well designed, innovative engineering solutions. We have a hunger for testing our skills and capabilities to the max – as well as challenging conventional solutions: Encocam has over 30 years manufacturing and product development experience in: aluminium honeycomb, energy absorption, automotive safety testing solutions, composite panels, motorcycles, road safety products.


Encocam Ltd


5 Blackstone Road

Stukeley Meadows Industrial Estate


PE29 6EF

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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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