Join our well-established training program, supporting both academic and on the job training in this Engineering role, following the Machinist pathway. Develop the skills and knowledge to be able to Produce components and Tooling on a variety of both manual and CNC machines whilst supporting all areas of the business.
Closing date: 12 Aug 2022
£15,000 - £16,000 dependent on age. 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
Total hours per week: 37.0
Possible start date
01 Sep 2022
08 Jul 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- To be able to produce components / tooling using a range of manual machines safely and to the required quality and within reasonable time scales
- To be able to setup and operate various CNC Machines 3 axis to 5 axis to produce accurate components safely and to the required quality and within reasonable time scales
- To be able to read drawings and measure components to the drawing tolerances using various measuring kit
- To be able to finish basic components on both surface & cylindrical grinding machines safely and to the required quality and within reasonable time scales
- To be able to select the correct grinding wheels, balance and dress them for specific components
- Develop lean and continuous improvement skills to improve day to day operations
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Technician (Machinist - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Pathway)
- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
- Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Machining
- Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
- Practical observation – to assess the Apprentice’s application of skills within the apprentice’s place of work or in a suitable environment away from the workplace (e.g. In a centre approved by the EPAO);
- Professional discussion – to holistically assess KSBs across the standard and will be informed by reflective portfolio.
Currently delivered two days per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College, first and second year of learning. One day per week (Term Time Only) at Loughborough College third year of learning.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Continue your development to grow into a key member of the Machine Shop Production team and progress your career into the wider business / Skilled Machinist leading to possible role in to Manufacturing Engineering.
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Desired skills and personal qualities
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About the employer
Level 3 (A level)