CNC Machining Apprentice FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

This vacancy is for a CNC Machinist Apprentice based in Burnley, Lancashire. This rewarding career requires a broad skill set -math, mechanical design, interpreting technical drawings and programs, eye for detail - to properly transform a metal casting into a valuable working machined part.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,500.00

  • Working week

    Working week to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000137277

  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Mechanical Engineer, you will work towards becoming a skilled CNC Machinist.

During your apprenticeship you will be involved in highly skilled, complex, and precision work.

To help you develop your overall skill set, you will experience all our machining areas and will spend time in our assembly and inspection departments.

You will learn to machine components from specialist materials using conventional and CNC machine tools such as lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, and multi-axis CNC machining centres.

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

  • L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing (Foundation Competence)
  • L2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competencies) Machining
  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Strong work ethic, Good time keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Technology (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

If you are wanting to contact the company directly, please email apprentice@fortvale.com. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Based in Burnley, Lancashire, Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the design and manufacture of manways, safety valves and loading and discharge systems for the transportation, transfer and storage of bulk liquids and liquefied gas.

Employer

FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

Calder Vale Park Simonstone Lane Simonstone

Burnley

BB12 7ND

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

Grace.Gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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