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Apprentice precision machinist Heroux Devtek

Excellent opportunity to join Heroux - Devtek as a Precision Machinist Engineer, great career prospects for the successful candidates

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 08.15 - 16.45 Friday 08.15 - 13.45

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities (but not limited to):
1. Precision machining of aerospace components to tight tolerances using appropriate methods; lathes, honing, drilling, turning, reaming
2. Self-inspection of work and completion of Quality Control documentation
3. Involvement in Continuous Improvement activities to improve the manufacturing process
4. Demonstrate and advance safe and environmentally responsible working practices

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

You will follow pathway 9 - Machining.

This apprenticeship includes Advanced Manufacturing Engineering ( Foundation Competence Dip L2) and the Machining (Foundation Knowledge) Diploma L2.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of this programme, the employer will want to ensure that your knowledge and skills are kept up to date at all times. They will encourage you to take part in various training updates that may include Higher apprenticeships.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

Héroux-Devtek Inc. is an international company specializing in the design, development, manufacture, and repair and overhaul of landing gear, actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. The Corporation is the third largest landing gear company worldwide, supplying both the commercial and defence sectors of the Aerospace market with new landing gear systems and components, as well as aftermarket products and services.


Heroux Devtek


Urban Road



NG17 8AP

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Training provider




01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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