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Engineering Apprentice - Technician: CNC Machining STYLES PRECISION LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work for a reputable family engineering business with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. Utilising modern CNC machines, innovative working holding practices and challenging machining strategies. With expert support from our highly skilled, time-served CNC programmers. Training Provided through HWGTA.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5 - £10 per hour dependent on age and ability, plus a company bonus scheme.

  • Working week

    Year 1 at HWGTA: Monday - Thursday between 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am - 3.15pm. In company you will be working a 39 hour week.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be trained in the following areas:

  • Programming
  • Work holding
  • Machining
  • Inspection
  • Learning all round best practice methods and strategies
  • ISO 9001 Quality System

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

Year 1: To be based in the Worcester Group Training centre, one day in the classroom working through a Development Knowledge qualification. Four days in the workshop working through Bench fitting, Turning, Milling, CNC Machining, CAD and Welding.

Year 2: Four days per week in company, one day at the centre to continue the Development Knowledge. In company you will work in rotation of the company to understand how the company works.
Year 3 - 4 :Fulltime in company - Training on manual machines, CNC lathes, CNC mills, CNC wire EDM, CMM inspection, Goods in/out, ISO 9001 Quality System and an overview of office functions, in addition to working through a Development Competence qualification, as well as getting ready for your End Point Assessment.

Certificates Awarded:

  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Foundation Competence
  • Foundation Knowledge
  • Development Competence
  • Development Knowledge  
  • End Point Assessment Certificate: Technician-Machining

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a fully qualified Machinist that will remain part of the family run team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Timekeeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

The company is located close to Hartlebury Train Station & local bus routes.

About the employer

We are a family-owned subcontract CNC engineering business situated in Hartlebury, Worcestershire. We are an integral part of the supply chain in many industries such as Oil & gas, Renewable Energy, Engine Test, Pharmaceutical & many more.







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Training provider



Donna Harper Edwards


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

You will be re-directed to Worcestershire Group Training to complete the application form - you will be asked which company you would like to apply for - please state Styles Precision

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2023