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CNC Machinist Apprentice LEWMAR LIMITED

We are looking to source an exceptional Engineering CNC Machining Apprentice for our client, Lewmar. If you want to become a highly skilled machinist, manufacturing complex, precision parts and components from specialist materials using CNC machine tools this is the role for you.

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 08.00 - 16.15; Friday 08.00 – 15.00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This CNC machining engineering apprentice programme will form part of our succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported, and monitored throughout the process.

Joining our team as a CNC Machining Apprentice, your role will be focused on learning about the metal cutting processes on site. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Check materials before starting work
  • Become competent using technical information
  • Set up a range of work holding devices including chucks, fixtures and vices
  • Programme, set and operate CNC machinery
  • Complete machining operations
  • Adjust a range of machining parameters to produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • Use a range of measuring equipment

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

When your formal CNC machining engineering apprenticeship starts you will be paid and day-released to PETA in Havant for the duration of your programme. 

This will start by learning how to work safely, efficiently and use technical information. You will also learn how to use manual lathes and Mills, CNC lathes and mills as well as using hand fitting and assembly skills. Additionally, you will learn how to use Computer Aided Design systems and undertake improvement activities.

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)


After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve the Engineering Technician (CNC Machinist) Apprenticeship Standard 

Overall duration 48 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression for the right candidate, options could include design, production engineering and further machining roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Positive attitude, Willing to learn, Good manual dexterity, Interest in CNC machining, Good co-ordination, Learn through instruction


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

Things to consider

Benefits: Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period (if 22 years old and above). 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas). Free parking on site. Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities. Some overtime available. Employee Assistance Phoneline (Free and confidential support line).

About the employer

Lewmar are part of the Lippert Marine Group Europe comprising of three of the world’s premier leisure marine equipment manufacturers. We design, manufacture and distribute an expanding range of marine products for power boats and luxury yachts around the world. At Lewmar, everyone matters, our purpose as a company is to make lives better through developing meaningful relationships with our co-workers, customers and community. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our four walls. We feel it is our privilege and responsibility to be stewards of the lives of the people that make our company what it is.




Lewmar Ltd

Southmoor Lane



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023