A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join Foxwood Diesel. This is a very hands on, practical role where you will be working as part of a small team in Chesterfield who work collectively to remanufacture various industrial engines and components, including cylinder heads, cylinder blocks, crankshafts and camshafts.
Closing date: 07 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
10 Oct 2022
15 Jun 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The machinist’s role will be vital for the coherent running of the organisation. Full training will be provided throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.
Daily tasks will include:
- Cleaning various engine components
- Pressure testing and refacing cylinder heads (whilst gaining knowledge to carry out different tasks)
- Using precision machinery to work within fine tolerances
- Using appropriate measuring tools/ equipment to ensure accuracy
- General housing keeping ensuring the workshop is clean and tidy
You must be able to:
- Work to KPI’s and consistently hit targets
- Be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised (once training has been
- Be health & safety conscious and follow guidelines
- Adhere to time keeping and attendance procedures
- Able to fill out job cards/ records accurately to enable traceability of each component
The ideal candidate will have previous engineering knowledge (training and or experience).
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 and achieve the Engineering Technician Level 3 (Machining) Apprenticeship Standard, with support from Foxwood Diesel and the Chesterfield College Group.
You will be expected to attend Chesterfield College on a regular basis to complete some of your training, this will usually be on a day release model starting in September 2022.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you may be given the option to progress into full time employment where you will be able to work under minimal supervision and be able to display confidence and competence with the work being produced. You may also be given an option to learn new skills associated with the machine workshop.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
About the employer
Level 3 (A level)
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