Apprenticeship - Engineering Operative CHAPMAN MACHINERY LTD

During the Engineering Operative (Level 2) Apprenticeship you will learn about the production process required to manufacture our range of machinery. Working alongside a team of professionals you will be able to learn and develop skills in an exciting industry. At the end of the apprenticeship you can choose the preferred area to specialise in.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm Friday 8am to 3:45pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Laser cutting
  • Metal forming
  • Welding
  • Surface preparation
  • Powder coating
  • Machine assembly

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

Qualification gained:

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative

Training Provider

  • 1 day per week day release at Petroc College, Barnstaple

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a possibility to join the company on a full-time permanent basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Interest in Engineering


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

This is a hands-on role and as such would suit a candidate looking for an applied role.

About the employer

Chapman Machinery Ltd is a machinery manufacturer based near Holsworthy, Devon. With design and manufacture on one site, Chapman products are distributed around the world with over 60% of production going for export. Founded in 2010 we are an innovative company with big plan for future growth and development.







EX22 6XR


James Chapman

01288 308149

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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