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Apprentice CNC Machinist CNTL LIMITED

Excellent opportunity to join CNTL Ltd based in Nottingham as a CNC Machinist. If you are successful, the company will invest in you as an individual to ensure you progress. To follow the quality procedures of the Company where applicable.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:30 Friday 07:30 12:30

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To learn all aspects of CNC:

  • To programme CNC machining centres  
  • To programme CNC lathe
  • Produce jobs
  • Complete jobs to finished article
  • Milling
  • Drilling
  • Tapping
  • Turning

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician (Machinist pathway) apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme includes the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Diploma Machinist Development Competence L3

This programme includes the Machining (Foundation Knowledge) Diploma L2.

This programme is delieverd on a day release delivery model.

You will spend one day per week during term time, at our engineering innovation centre in NG17 where you will further develop your theoretical and practical skills.

You will work with expert assessors and tutors 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?

If successful in this apprenticeship, the company are committed to maintain your high level of skill. They will do this using various training methods in the future which may include higher level apprenticeships if suited to your development and role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

CNTL is an established machining, fabrication and non-destructive test centre with an outstanding reputation for quality work delivered on time and within budget. Established in 1992 CNTL has grown to have its own acre site where CNC Milling, Turning, Grinding, Boring, EDM Spark and Wire Fabrication. Inspection and testing. Our factory is a modern facility which boasts Air conditioned temperature controlled to enable us to work to tight tolerances.








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Training provider




01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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