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Tool Room Apprentice Precision Chains Ltd

Are you looking for a career in engineering? Do you want to learn from some of the best engineers in the industry? We are working with an established company with a great reputation who make precision chains for a wide range of sectors throughout the world.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,868.00

  • Working week

    Working Hours - Monday – Thursday 7.30am to 4.15pm Friday 7.30am to 12.30pm ½ hour Lunch

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072482

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Are you looking for a career in engineering?

Do you want to learn from some of the best engineers in the industry?

We are working with an established company with a great reputation who make precision chains for a wide range of sectors throughout the world. 

They are looking for an apprentice to work in their fully equipped tool room.  

You will be taught all aspects of tool making including:

  • milling
  • drilling
  • turning
  • grinding. 

When machines are not used you will hone your bench work skills using files, micrometres Vernier’s and other small tools. You will be taught how to read engineering drawings.

Full training will be given in the use of all machinery by a highly skilled tool maker.  

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

You will attend Sandwell College one day a week to study for your Engineering Technician Level 3 as well as receiving training and mentoring at work.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will have opportunity to progress in the business to a possible team leader position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

This is a manual job that involves a lot of standing.

About the employer

Specialists in the manufacture of industry standard chains and also excelling at bespoke solutions, we’re optimised to meet customer requirements. Within our field, Precision Chains is considered the largest UK manufacturer of chain products. Everything we produce is designed and manufactured in-house in the heart of England and yet, thanks to a highly-qualified and UK-supported technical sales network, our reach and reputation is worldwide. Approximately 65% of our output is exported.

Employer

Precision Chains Ltd

Address

Clee Road

Dudley

DY2 0YG

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Training

Training provider

SANDWELL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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