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Apprentice Toolmaking Machinist TEKNIPLAZ LIMITED

Tekniplaz are looking for an enthusiastic & motivated individual for an apprentice role within our highly skilled team. Our workload is dynamic, high precision, high quality with plenty of variation & interest.

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Closing date: 08 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm One hour unpaid lunch break, 40hrs per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will learn to use state of the art CNC & EDM Machine Tools
  • You will learn to use the latest CAD/CAM software’s
  • You will be trained in manual machining
  • You will carry out benchwork
  • Learning, understanding and conducting assembly techniques
  • If you are looking for a truly engaging role where you will rapidly advance your engineering skills, we would like to hear from you.

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

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

This programme includes the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Diploma Machinist Development Competence and the Machining (Foundation Knowledge) Diploma L2.

This programme is delivered via a day release model which requires your attendance at our engineering innovation centre in NG17 (one day per week and term time only).

You will work with expert assessors 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?

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to further develop your skills by working towards a higher level programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

We are highly skilled toolmakers with over 30 years’ experience specialising in the design and manufacture of mould tooling, plastic and metal component development and machining of precision engineered prototypes and components.







NG19 9BQ

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Training provider




01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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