This vacancy is for an Apprentice Machinist based in Darwen, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.
Closing date: 28 Oct 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
07 Nov 2022
09 Aug 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing:
You will be trained and supported throughout your apprenticeship and employment, including support with gaining your Engineering Technician Apprenticeship qualification.
As an Apprentice Machinist/ Toolmaker you will learn how to undertake the highly skilled, complex and specialist detailed work of manufacturing and maintaining the engineering equipment used to produce plastic packaging in our factory.
This requires interpreting drawings and technical instructions and the use of manual milling machines and lathes also with manual fitting skills.
* Be developed to be competent using engineering drawings and technical specifications to set and operate machinery
* Learn how to receive and check materials ensuring that they are available and correct
* Follow processes and use proven techniques, including setting up work holding using chucks, fixtures and vices and specialist tooling
* Become competent planning how to complete milling/ turning operations
* Become competent using conventional mechanical measuring equipment including Vernier's, Micrometre's to check that work is correct
* Be responsible for assisting with mechanical breakdowns when required
* Be responsible for assisting on mechanical projects when required
* Complete required job logs including liaising with supervisors to obtain sign-off
* Complete daily checks on equipment
* Follow Safe Working Practices
* Adhere to Health & Safety and environmental procedures and regulations
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
* L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence).
* L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge).
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining.
* L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
TRAINING 2000 LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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