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Apprentice Engineer SKAIGH ENGINEERING CO LTD

Vacancy for an apprentice machinist in a busy workshop. Candidate to start off running the machines with the view to learning to set and program them. We currently have 2x apprentice trained engineers who have recently undertaken the apprenticeship and qualified who can provide help and tips on how to approach the apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,356.80

    £5.60 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7am till 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000113466

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Apprentice machinist vacancy.

The role will include to start with duties such as:

  • Operating machines
  • Packing pallets
  • General cleaning of the workshop
  • Training will be provided to progress eventually onto setting and programming CNC machines

 

  • One day a week at South Devon College, Paignton, as part of the apprenticeship programme.
  • You will have regular reviews from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

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

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required for Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate. On successful completion of the Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to progress to the Higher Level 4 Apprenticeship for a further 2 years and or HNC.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Skaigh engineering is accessible by public transport, however use of a car or mototrcycle would be a massive benefit with regards to getting to work consistently and on time as required.

About the employer

Since established in 1965, Skaigh manufacture and machine high quality components for the casting industry across the UK. We are based in Chudleigh, Devon.

Employer

SKAIGH ENGINEERING CO LTD

Address

THE OLD WAY

CHUDLEIGH

NEWTON ABBOT

TQ13 0JA

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE

Contact

Claire Rosslee

clairerosslee@southdevon.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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