Machining Engineering Apprentice FOCUS LABEL MACHINERY LTD

Focus Label Machinery Ltd are looking to recruit an Machining Apprentice to join their well-established company. Join an exciting growing business to learn many sides of engineering. You will learn all aspect of engineering including Operating CNC machinery Programming & Tool setting CNC machinery.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 07:00 to 15:30. Overtime when required. No Shifts Morning break 15 mins, Lunch 30 mins. Not Paid for lunch breaks.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning basic Engineering/Machining principles, working with variety of Steels & Aluminium, Plastics, across a broad range of engineering workshop processes.
  • Progressing to setting, Programming & running of CNC lathes & Vertical machining centers.
  • Potential to advance to 3D design.
  • Day Release to local College
  • Small batch production of Industrial components in Aluminium & steel & Plastics.
  • Manual Turning, Milling, Grinding.
  • Operating CNC machinery.
  • Programing & Tool setting CNC machinery.

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

Level 3 Machining Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Confident, Reliable, Interest in Mechanical, Interest in computers, Interest in programming


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Established in 1981, manufacturer of printing equipment for the label and packaging industry. Exporting equipment & parts globally 35 staff , Family Business based in Bingham , Notts







NG13 8GF

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Training provider



Ryan Smith

01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Machining technician

Level 3 (A level)

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