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CNC Machinist (Production Manufacturing) Apprentice GWK ENGINEERING LTD

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering CNC Machining Apprentice for our client, GWK. If you want to become a highly skilled machinist, manufacturing complex precision parts and components from specialist materials using CNC machine tools this is the role for you.

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

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,500.00

    Starting salary range is £10,500 - £11,241 per year. Wages are paid weekly.

  • Working week

    Monday 08.00 – 16.30 Tuesday to Thursday 08.00 – 17.30 Friday 08.00 – 13.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060992

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a CNC machining engineering apprentice, this programme will form part of our succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

You will learn how to:

  • Check materials before starting work
  • Become competent using technical information
  • Set up a range of workholding devices including chucks, fixtures and vices
  • Programme, set and operate CNC machinery
  • Complete milling and turning operations
  • Adjust a range of machining parameters to produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • Gain experience manufacturing parts to a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • Use a range of measuring equipment

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

You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. When your formal CNC machining  engineering apprenticeship starts you will be paid and day-released to PETA in Havant for the duration of your programme.  This will start by learning how to work safely, efficiently and use technical information. You will also learn how to use manual lathes and Mills, CNC lathes and mills as well as use hand fitting and assembly skills. Additionally you will learn how to use Computer Aided Design systems and undertake improvement activities. You will go on to complete a Level 3 Technical Diploma and NVQ.

On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve the Enginnering Technician (CNC Machinist) Apprenticeship Standard 

Overall duration 48 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a CNC machining engineering apprentice, this programme will form part of our succession planning for the future.

Future progression routes will be available on successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Motivation and drive, Open minded, Willing to develop knowledge, Good manual dexterity

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits: Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. Free parking on site. Onsite rest area with kitchen facilities. Overtime available. We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

About the employer

Founded in 1983, GWK is a well-established and reputable precision engineering company located in Worthing. We have over 10 members of staff supporting an extensive manufacturing capability. We are proud to work in partnership with our customers to build successful, long-term relationships. Our vision is to provide our customers with high quality precision engineered products, this is underpinned by our guiding principles of integrity, trust and teamwork. We are looking forward to training our next generation of precision engineers. Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!

Employer

GWK ENGINEERING LTD

Address

UNIT 8

HAM BRIDGE TRADING ESTATE

WILLOWBROOK ROAD

BN14 8NA

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Training

Training provider

PETA LIMITED

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: 31 Oct 2022