Apprentice Tool Setter GENEX UK LTD

The apprentice will be trained on presswork, how to weld, final assembly of products and despatch of goods. They will also be trained to set all power presses on site.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 7.30am to 12.30pm on Fridays.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve:

  • Presswork
  • Welding (Manual Auto)
  • Final Assemblies
  • Despatch of goods
  • Trained to set all power presses (up to 200T)
  • Assembly bench

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

This is a 15-month apprenticeship and will require the successful applicants to attend college one day per week for the duration of the training - (In-Comm Training Services Limited, Aldridge, WS9 8UG) - and 4 days per week at the company. 

Training will include:

  • Engineering Environmental Awareness
  • Engineering Techniques
  • Engineering Maths and Science Principles
  • Engineering Material Processes
  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation
  • Conduct Business Improvement Activities
  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines
  • Level 2 Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position after successful completion of this apprenticeship, with potential progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Over 40 years’ experience has produced millions of parts that are in use globally. We harness a number of manufacturing processes to produce precision quality pressings and assemblies. Our capabilities include Single Action Pressing – By manually handling the part through the pressing process we can cater for lower quantity runs with dedicated quality control to all parts. Progression Pressing – Dedicated presses can automatically feed material to produce products at a high rate Spot/Projection Welding – We can permanently fix nuts and bolts to components and also weld components together MIG Welding – Either robotic or manual process we can resistance weld components Nut/Stud Insert – With a dedicated insert machine we can insert a range of fixings to components Hand Assembly Cells – Can be equipped with hand tools to assemble parts or a lower quantity of inserts Genex UK strive to deliver product of the highest quality to a diverse range of clients and are flexible to suit the needs of our customer. We understand that your component will be part of a project or program and can offer in-direct services such as; Project management Key account management CAD/CAM facilities Prototyping Design support We make use of many tools and software packages to ensure we offer the highest level of support at every stage of your project.







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Training provider



Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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