Apprentice Machinist DPV-UK LTD
A busy machine shop based in Soham, Cambridgeshire require an enthusiastic apprentice interested in engineering and passionate in following an Engineering education pathway.
Closing date: 01 May 2023
Salaries are reviewed as the apprentice progresses on-programme.
Workplace hours are Monday – Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm (breaks provided).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
31 May 2023
13 Feb 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Will be provided by the Machine Shop Manager and other qualified CNC Machine Operator/Setter/Programmer.
This is an Advanced Apprenticeship, working in a machine shop, where the Company will train you to be a competent Machinist Operator and also gain wider engineering craft skills over a 3 to 4-year period. It will involve attending college weekly during term time and with regular assessments conducted by the College.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship:
Functional Skills in English & maths (Exemptions apply).
During the first year of the Apprenticeship, you will spend 3-days in-college during term-time and 2 day spent in the Workplace. Into years 2 to 3 years, you will attend college 1 day per week and 4 days spent in the Workplace.
Towards the end of the practical training period of apprenticeship the training will be all in the Workplace, preparing for the End Point Assessment.
The apprentice would be assigned assessor through the college, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence. The knowledge side would be provided via day release workshop attendance, assignments, evidence of workplace competence. Portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Opportunities to progress to a senior CNC machinist and other roles within the business, plus to continue learning onto higher course levels.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE
Level 3 (A level)
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