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CNC Machinist Apprenticeship VELOCITY PRECISION LIMITED

We are a prototype and small batch CNC machining shop that provides high toleranced parts to a wide range of sectors. We take the customers design in 3d model or 2d drawing and programme our CNC milling and turning machines using the latest cad/cam software to produce the part from a wide range of materials.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,086.80

  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday 7.30am - 5pm. Friday - 7.30am - 3pm. Saturday optional overtime.

    Total hours per week: 43.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000059743

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a young enthusiastic person to join our very busy and fast paced team. The successful person will be given all of the training required to produce CNC machined parts to a very high standard using a wide range of skillsets.

The day to day duties will include the following:

  • Learn how to set and operate CNC machines safety.
  • Learn how to program using Cad/Cam software.
  • Learn how to correctly inspect the parts made to drawings supplied.
  • Learn how to read details on drawings and understand their meanings.
  • Identifying materials and there attributes.
  • Identifying cutting tools and understanding how they are used and why.
  • Learn about Health and Safety risks within the workplace.

 

There are two day to day contacts within the business. Glen And James. We are both joint owners. The role is to become an integral part of the team here at Velocity. We will give everything we have to train the successful candidate in becoming the best that they can be.

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

Engineering technician Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The sky is the limit in this job role. We are looking for a candidate who wants to become a fully skilled 5 axis machine programmer once the basic training has been completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

You will be standing by a machine most of the day. A good understanding of computers would be an advantage.

About the employer

We are a prototype and small batch CNC machining shop that provides high toleranced parts to a wide range of sectors. (aerospace - inkjet printing - motorsport - scientific and many others) We take the customers design in 3d model or 2d drawing and programme our CNC milling and turning machines using the latest cad/cam software to produce the part from a wide range of materials.

Employer

VELOCITY PRECISION LIMITED

Address

23 Earith Business Park, Meadow Drove, Earith

HUNTINGDON

PE28 3QF

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today