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Apprentice Manual Machinist DIETECH ENGINEERING COMPANY LTD

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinist based in Blackburn, Lancashire The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    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-Thursday 8:00-16:45, Friday-8:00-15:45

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062826

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Machinists manufacture precision components on a lathe or milling machine. A skilled Machinist has the ability to follow drawings and accurately replicate component parts that will keep a production plant running or which are sold to customers. Traditional machining utilises a manual lathe or milling machine, which usually requires continuous operator attention.

# Main duties to inlcude:
* Carrying out user checks on machinery
* Loading and clamping tools and materials into machine
* Operating machinery safely
* Unloading and inspecting finished components to ensure required specification
* Cleaning down machinery and disposing of waste materials

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

* L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence).
* L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge).
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining.
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a manual machinist apprenticeship. For the right person they could move on to CNC machinist.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Accuracy, Good timekeeping

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Dietech Engineering Limited is an enthusiastic independent company, managed by highly skilled engineers and employing a fully trained workforce in all aspects of precision engineering. It is capable of delivering an extensive range of services, which will fully satisfy the complex requirements of today's markets.

Employer

DIETECH ENGINEERING COMPANY LTD

Address

UNIT 1

DIXON STREET

BLACKBURN

BB2 1TR

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

grace.gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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