CNC Machining Apprentice TECHNI LTD

We are expanding and would like to support future talent by training them to be part of our growing business. If you have a passion for engineering, a can-do attitude and proactively use your initiative then we look forward to hearing from you. We look after all of our employees with a range of benefits, events and wellbeing days.

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Closing date: 07 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.30 in their first year £6.30 in their second year £7.30 in their third year

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm (half an hour unpaid lunch) on work place days 9am - 4pm on College days Timetabling for College days will be confirmed prior to starting at College.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To operate CNC machinery accurately and efficiently to produce component parts to the required production standards.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Working and operating all machines safely in line with the company’s H&S policy
  • Load/unload the machines
  • Be able to programme machines
  • Be able to set machines
  • Be able to operate machines
  • Measure components using standard measuring equipment
  • Read drawing features that are being manufactured
  • React to non-conforming parts that are produced / problem solve
  • Change inserts/tooling as and when necessary
  • Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing self and other by working in a safe environment
  • Ensure materials are ready and by the machine when setting up a component
  • Keep working areas and floors clean and free from oils and swarf
  • Keep machines clean
  • Report/identify any consumable items that need re-ordering
  • Loading/unloading finished components/raw materials as and when required
  • Checking goods inwards from external processing
  • Part marking
  • Packing finished components (bagging)
  • Assembly work
  • Picking raw material from the warehouse (Unit8)
  • To be part of continuous improvement
  • Report any problems to the setters
  • Progress and work towards objective from your Personal Development Plan
  • Complete other duties as assigned from time to time as required by the business

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

You will be learning the skills knowledge and behaviours to achieve the CNC Machining pathway within the Level 3 Engineering Technician, gaining a full Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard;

Engineering technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

This will be delivered as 3 days in College (during term time) and then the remainder of the working week will be in the workplace. The hours will be 9am - 4pm during College days and then the workplace setting hours will be 8.30 am to 5pm (half hour unpaid unpaid lunch.)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship we would look to fully employ the candidate, as a CNC Operator, progress to Setter and/or Programmer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Site Safety Awareness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or C and above) Essential

Things to consider

If we have the right person then we are happy to support any training, we need someone who is invested, interested and has a can-do attitude. It is a practical, hands on job.

About the employer

Techni is a Design, Development and Manufacturing specialist for the mobile refrigeration and air compressor industry who distribute globally through our international companies in the UK, Spain and USA. We have been running for 13 years and have experienced a period of growth over the last few years. We are very friendly and supportive, have casual dress and a relaxed atmosphere.








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Training provider



Jules Rhodes

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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