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Machining Engineer Apprenticeship CAMBRIDGE PRECISION LTD

We are looking for an aspiring engineer to join our St Neots site, as an apprentice. This role provides huge potential to start your career within a niche role and industry, providing you with all the relevant training to become the next generation of Engineers.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages are subject to a yearly review, so that upon completion, the apprentice meets the current wages once they exit their training.

  • Working week

    Mon / Thur 7:45-4:45 Fri - 7:45-3:45

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will learn all aspects of the job from:

  • job evaluation
  • programming, setting machines
  • inspection of parts
  • sub con aspects including coatings and costings.

The result will be a well-rounded engineer that can run several machines and teach operators methods and practise

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

Engineering Technician: Machinist Standard. Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 3.

Training will take place on the job and also in day release at Cambridge Regional College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship can lead to running their own machine cell with operators reporting in to them, further development on programming skills, supervisor roles etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Patience


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

About the employer

High-quality, specialist milling, and turning solutions CPL’s digital production hub operates 24/7/365 supporting clients across the globe. The UK production centre has been expanded to accommodate the very latest milling, turning, and robotic technologies and will soon be growing again to support further investment and growth. Our workforce comprises engineers with programming and digital skills and those with more traditional manual milling and turning experience. The combination is enriching for all the team, and our clients appreciate the depth of expertise this assures from design through to full production. National and International fulfilment is enabled through distribution and storage partners in the UK, Germany, France, and Singapore. Our supply partners work seamlessly with us, to source and deliver both raw materials and end products. You can rely on CPL for excellence at every stage of production.







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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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