Apprentice CNC Machinist NORTHUMBRIA ENGINEERING LTD

This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment as an Apprentice machinist. You will learn to read engineering drawings and learn to set and operate CNC machines (including setting the cutting speeds and choosing the correct tooling)

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Closing date: 01 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 07.30 - 16.00 Friday, 07.30 - 12.30

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 May 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000133984

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculation involved in the machining processes such as speeds and feeds, calculating angles/tapers, material removal
  • Understand the practical and theoretical uses of the machines used, and their applications
  • Understand the work-holding devices, cutting tools, and setting up procedures, in adequate depth to provide a sound basis for carrying out the activities, correcting faults and ensuring the work output is to the required specification
  • Learn to read engineering drawings
  • Learn to set and operate CNC machines (including setting the cutting speeds and choosing the correct tooling)
  • Learn to program CNC machines using different controls
  • Learn to carry out changes to programmes
  • Learn to problem solve machine issues
  • Learn about housekeeping and daily maintenance checks in the work area
  • Ensure all working practices and procedures are followed at all times
  • Understand and complete all work-related documentation accurately and on time
  • Undertake any other duties in line with capabilities
  • Maintenance and safe working practices and use of PPE

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

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining pathway
End Point Assessment

Functional Skills in maths and English, if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position may be available following successful completion of the apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Northumbria Engineering specialize in precision engineering. Products such as hotplates and probe / in circuit test jigs and more.

Employer

NORTHUMBRIA ENGINEERING LTD

Address

UNIT 13

GRASMERE WAY

BLYTH RIVERSIDE BUSINESS PARK

NE24 4RR

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Training

Training provider

TDR TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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