Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Centre Lathe Turner Apprentice HYDRAINER PUMPS LTD

Hydrainer Pumps Ltd, manufacturer of hydraulic submersible pumps requires a Centre Lathe Turner/Engineering Operative at our manufacturing facility in Killamarsh, Sheffield.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 02 Sep 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 - Thursday 08:00 - 16:30, Friday 08:00 - 15:30

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be learn to read engineering drawings, Set and Operate from scratch, select tools and operate the Lathe/Milling Machine. They will also be involved in manufacturing new parts and repairing existing parts on manual operated lathes/milling machines.

Other duties will include:
• Reading engineering drawings
• Selecting tooling and operating the Lathe/Milling Machine
• Producing batch work and one-offs
• Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations
• Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe, milling machine
• Performing roughing and finishing operations
• Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This role would evolve into a trainee position once fully qualified and would work more independently become more experienced on the machines.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Interest in Engineering


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

About the employer

HYDRAINER Hire and Sales have been operating in the highly competitive UK market for over 25 years and during that time have grown to become the largest specialist submersible pump hire company in the UK. This growth is supported by an extensive and experience knowledge base which Hydrainer can effectively apply to any pumping problem.







S21 2JU

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider



Rebecca Worth

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.