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Apprentice CNC Processing Operator (35538) PP Group Ltd

Looking for a fantastic career? PP Group have an exciting apprenticeship, working with the latest cutting-edge CNC processing machinery producing amazing structures and technical components. You will support operators in the running of the CNC press brakes and rolling, drilling and edge prepping process. Check us out on YouTube at

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

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Between 8.00am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A normal day would include:

  • Learning and operating state of the art metal processing machinery
  • Support operators in the running of the CNC press brakes and rolling, drilling and edge prepping process
  • Learning and operating CNC press brakes and CNC rolls
  • Support operators in the operation of the edge prepping machinery
  • Learning to operate all touch screen machinery
  • Using a range of measuring equipment
  • Working from technical engineering diagrams
  • Quality inspection of components
  • To learn all company processes and support all operators
  • Loading and unloading finished products on to pallets
  • Also ensuring that all work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Apprentices may also be required to perform other duties as specified by the manager once competent and trained to do so

Access to a free Gym is also available.

PP Group offer a company profit related bonus at Christmas and a weekly bonus scheme.

They can also offer free onsite parking, free use of gym on site, chill out room with leisure facilities including darts, snooker and more, and a company pension.

How you will be supported?

Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company. A comprehensive training program has been developed by PP Group of Companies and you will be learning to operate the machinery relevant to your role.

What will happen next?

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there?

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 Diploma in engineering operations qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Able to follow instructions, Keen to learn, Enthusiastic, Self-motivated, Supportive of others, Accuracy, Physically fit for tasks, Presentable, Good interpersonal skills, Good timekeeping, Flexible, Positive attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

P.P. Plasma Ltd, established in 1995 is the stainless, aluminium and special metals division of the P.P. Group, offering: laser, water jet, plasma cutting services and saw profiling, for customers across a range of industries. They provide a number of processing services, including press braking and plate rolling, as well as fabrication and welding services. The Company fully embraces the P.P. Group philosophy of constant innovation, and are committed to investment and continual improvement which has seen their rise from strength to strength. The installation of a number of pioneering technologies has expanded their product portfolio and has enabled them to satisfy all their client’s requirements, from low level local needs to major multinational projects. This is a tremendously exciting opportunity for an apprentice who can rise to a challenging role working with a very experienced team, and enjoy being an integral part of the success of the Company.


PP Group Ltd


Drury Point

Drury Lane



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Feb 2023