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A fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to progress into a hands on machining role. You will get the opportunity to work alongside experienced technicians developing skills and gaining valuable qualifications.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 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

    During your time at HETA, students will work 37.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm. Following this they will then work alongside the ABG team and follow their shift pattern.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Students will spend the first 6 months at the HETA training centre in Hull where they will complete a Level 2 competency qualification and a level 2 development qualification.

This will include practical training in:

·         Milling

·         Turning

·         CNC

·         CAD

·         Hand Fitting

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

From February students will then return to site 3 weeks a month and return to HETA for the final week.

During Years 2 & 3 students will return on day release to complete a level 3 BTEC Diplomas and whilst in company you will be allocated a mentor who will help you progress through your qualification. They will work with you on the skills, knowledge and behaviour required for the role and well as supporting you through your qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Here at ABG, individuals matter to us. We provide our team members with worldwide career development opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5 or above) Essential

About the employer

A B Graphic International was established in Yorkshire by the Burton family back in 1954. We quickly established strong roots as an engineering operation, roots that still remain firmly in place today. Fast forward, and today we are the global leader in innovative label and packaging solutions. Our ongoing expansion into new territories has been driven by our incredible global family of 450+ experts and their unwavering passion and commitment to delivering the very best, cutting edge printing solutions for our clients right across the globe. Here at ABG, individuals matter to us. We provide our team members with worldwide career development opportunities. Our people are vital to our business. It is their understanding, ability and commitment to customer service that makes us successful. We recognise our colleagues’ contributions and reward their efforts. We are a stable business, with a great track record, and we are always on the lookout for talented people to help us grow. As a result, we welcome CVs at any time, especially from those with engineering, equipment maintenance and manufacturing experience.




Millfield Works

Station Road


YO25 9UQ

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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