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Apprentice Machining Engineer ABRA ENGINEERING LTD

Abra Engineering are looking to add a hard working, motivated apprentice to their business to learn from the experienced engineers on site, all aspects of the role. With a can do attitude and willingness to work as part of a team, the successful candidate has a fantastic opportunity to build knowledge and skills that will last a lifetime.

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Closing date: 06 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 to Thursday 08:00 - 16:30 Friday 08:00 - 14:00 Lunch break 30 mins

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • All aspects of CNC machining including, milling, spraying, grinding and sawing used for precision accurate components
  • Packing of units in a safe and competant manner
  • Ensuring workshop and areas are clean tidy and ready to be used.

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard (Pathway 9 for machining), including Functional Skills if required.

This programme includes the advanced manufacturing engineering diploma (4924M901) and the Machining diploma (2095M901)in addition to the apprenticeship standard.

This programme requires day relaese attendance at our engineering innovation centre in NG17 (term time only).

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?

The completion of this apprenticeship programme could result in permanent position with enhanced pay and career prospects within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Established employer with a small and experienced team looking to enhance their production with the addition of an apprentice who will benefit from their wealth of knowledge and experience, with an established returning client base who return due to the quality and efficiency of the employer attention to detail is key.







NG16 6JF

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Training provider




01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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