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Apprentice CNC Operative and Setter ARMAC MANUFACTURING BRASSFOUNDERS LIMITED

We are seeking an apprentice CNC operative and setter to support our growing team to manufacture luxury brass cabinet hardware using a variety of CNC milling and lathe machines. Our experienced team will mentor successful candidates and support their growth and development through the apprenticeship programme.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,545.60

  • Working week

    Working hours 07:30-16:00 Monday to Friday Breaks: 30 mins (lunch), 10 mins (morning) Holidays: 25 Sick Pay: SSP

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000077028

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

After a robust induction in the workplace and at BMET college, Initially the successful candidate will work with our experienced Machine Shop with our experience and specialised staff.

You will learn how to operate complex CNC milling machines as well as experience various other engineering activities within Armac Martin.

As your Skills, Knowledge and Behaviour develop throughout years 2 3 the apprentice will also learn to set complex CNC tooling machines.

At college you will learn engineering foundation practical skills to include

Health and Safety, Bench Fitting, Milling, Turning and Mechanical Techniques. You will also study a technical qualification in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering that will include.

  • Engineering Maths
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrical Principles
  • CAD
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
  • PLC
  • Material

These skills and knowledge will be embedded in the workplace.

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

Apprentices receive in-house training and mentorship, as well as completing formal apprenticeship qualifications through BMET once per week (James Watt College) and will study via day release. The successful candidate must be able to travel to both BMET and our site.

The successful candidates will follow a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship on a toolmaking and setting pathway.

This will involve college attendance throughout your programme and training within the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful candidates are expected to become a CNC setter after their apprenticeship and have the possibility of progressing onto a level 4 apprenticeship or studying additional qualifications, such as more advanced CNC programming.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or related) (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

We are seeking an apprentice CNC operative and setter to support our growing team to manufacture luxury brass cabinet hardware using a variety of CNC milling and lathe machines. Our experienced team will mentor successful candidates and support their growth and development through the apprenticeship programme.

Employer

ARMAC MANUFACTURING BRASSFOUNDERS LIMITED

Address

160 DOLLMAN STREET

BIRMINGHAM

B7 4RS

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Training

Training provider

BIRMINGHAM METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Contact

Lisa McDonnell

lisa.mcdonnell@bmet.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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