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Apprentice CNC Machinist ANGSTROM LTD

The successful candidate will gain skills and knowledge of CNC machining while working at a well established local company

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 to Friday with daily hours to be discussed during interview

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    26 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be involved with the following:

  • Learning and understanding the processes of manual machining
  • Working to close customer specifications, the apprentice will learn to run programmes through graphics
  • Inputting data to offset systems using 'G' codes and other data inputting
  • Using a variety of systems which could include Philips, Heidenhain or Fanuc
  • Gaining an understanding of engineering drawings and how to interpret them
  • Learning to understand line programmes and input own programmes for setting machining pathways and setting cutting speeds and feeds using a variety of appropriate cutting tools and materials

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression routes to be discussed on completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Punctual and reliable, Excellent timekeeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Angstrom Ltd are an established business with an excellent reputation; something we work very hard to keep. We're always at the forefront of using state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to produce bespoke components for our clients, and we have invested in and keep up-dating our machines and run a modern, clean work shop at all times. Based in Stoke-on-Trent we welcome clients from all across the U.K, offering a wide range of engineering solutions. Here at Angstrom Ltd, we specialise in one off low volume component solutions. We pride ourselves on delivering engineering solutions & niche specialist projects for all your engineering needs.








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Training provider



Sara James

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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