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Engineering Operative Apprenticeship MAGNETIC SHIELDS LTD

Established for over 50 years, we are leading specialists in the design, manufacture & installation of bespoke magnetic shielding solutions & magnetically shielded rooms & associated products.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Quarterly bonus scheme (non contractual)

  • Working week

    08.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday. 30 mins lunch (unpaid) and 2 x 15 minute breaks (paid)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will learn skills in different machines, (but can specialise in a machine of their choice) learning skills in CNC machining, lathes, furnace loading, presses, etc. Also, a rotation of time will be spent in other departments such as export, CAD & goods in. Training will be given in health & safety and personal development skills

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

Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard
Functional Skills in maths and English if required
Development of knowledge, skills & behaviours required to complete the Engineering Operative Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful candidates can apply for jobs

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent X 5 to include English, Maths and Science (Grade Grade B / 5-6) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates should be able to travel to both our site at Staplehurst and the Medway campus for their course. The work is primarily within a factory environment.

About the employer

Established for over 50 years, we are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetic shielding solutions and magnetically shielded rooms and associated products. We have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe and the USA that includes blue-chip companies in the quantum technology, electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical and pharmaceutical sectors. With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant.







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Ellie Dadswell

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment

01622 625999

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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