You are an apprentice, so you want to get hands-on training and the chance to put your skills into practice. Right? On the top, you want to join a company that is a leader in its field, and which could be your future. Join the Sterling TT Team, pioneers in heat exchange innovation. You will be setting up machines prior to production as well as monitoring and correcting them as needed.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

So, do you want to be part of this growing business in a specialist niche market?

You’ll work in a company that has a track record of collaboration with global brands and SME’s in over 50 countries, which demonstrates our ability to solve the most complex challenges across all industry sectors; from energy, oil and gas to chemicals, pharmaceuticals and food through to marine, defence and rail & transportation. 

If you have a ‘winning’ mentality, are eager to make a difference and have the skills we require for this role - we'd love to hear from you.You will be part of a global leader in customised heat exchanger design and manufacture, offering a comprehensive range of heat exchangers.

What you'll be doing:

  • To carry out production operations and training exercises to meet the requirements of the Level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship Standard through Milton Keynes College.
  • To complete production duties /training exercises as directed by the Participate in the quality control process relevant to the work carried out and ensure all defective work is immediately brought to the attention of the Production Supervisor.
  • Carry out any relevant administrative tasks.
  • Ensure workmanship is to the required standard.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Strong communicators, excellent team players and can show initiative.
  • Motivators who are eager to learn, open to new ideas and experiences.
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems, work under pressure, and prioritise. 

Please ensure you can travel to both the employer location and Milton Keynes College.

Interviews will take place w/c 6th March 2023. 

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

Machining Technician L4 Apprenticeship

  • Training with Milton Keynes College
  • Ongoing training, support and development with the employer
  • Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge Machining
  • You will work as part of the Production Team and gain the following qualification
  • You will be fully supported in the role by the Production Supervisors and Milton Keynes College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sterling TT is looking to offer full time permanent employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent maths & english (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Our manufacturing facilities in Aylesbury have dedicated heat exchanger production lines for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and end-users’ requirements. We manufacture both bespoke and standard designs for new, like-for-like replacement, and enhanced or refurbished units. In addition, our facilities enable us to manufacture one-off or mass volume heat exchangers.




Brunel Road, Rabans Lane Industrial Area


HP19 8TD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Machining technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023