Forge and Press Shop Toolmaker Apprentice W H TILDESLEY LTD
Apprentice required to manufacture new tooling, maintain and repair all tooling for use in a drop forge and press shop environment, some basic welding and develop CAD/CAM skills.
Closing date: 05 Nov 2022
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
17 Nov 2022
29 Jul 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
General duties involved will include:
- As part of the toolroom team manufacturing new tooling to customer drawings
- Maintaining and repairing all tooling for use in a drop forge and press shop environment
- Using hand tools, milling machines and machining centre machines
- Maybe some requirement for basic welding for repairs to tooling
- Attending forge and press shop on a regular basis to assess and correct tooling issues
- Longer term CAD/CAM skills to be able to assist with product design to improve right first time capability in manufacturing effort
- Longer term develop simulation software skills to be able to assist with forge simulation to best fit material sizing and design to customer drawings and requirements
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
This is a four-year apprenticeship resulting in a Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, Toolmaking pathway.
Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance and a Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
You will be required to attend college, In-Comm Training Services Limited, in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, on a part time basis for the first 2 years as part of this training, which will include:
Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisation Safety Requirements
Working Efficiently and Effectively in an Engineering Environment
Using and Communicating Technical Information
Conducting Business Improvement Techniques
Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
Assembling and Testing Fluid Power Systems
Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
Preparing and Using Milling Machines
Preparing and Using Grinding Machines
Preparing and Using CNC Machining Centres
General Welding Applications
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Full time position at the company upon successful completion of this apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
IN-COMM TRAINING AND BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED
Sue Fisher or Alex Jones
Level 3 (A level)
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