Machining Technician Apprenticeship TUFCOT ENGINEERING LTD
Tufcot Engineering Ltd are looking for a Machining apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship. As a Machining apprentice you will be actively involved in manual machining, CNC milling and machining. You will learn about Tufcot composite material and how it differs from steel.
Closing date: 03 Jul 2023
Tufcot pays £6.00 per hour for a 40 hour week.
Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
18 Sep 2023
02 Mar 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Receive, read and understand engineering data and documents, engineering drawings and technical data
- Check and examine materials to be machined to ensure that they conform to quality standards. Identify and report any issues or faults such as incorrect grades and dimensions
- Plan for the machining activities. Ensure that the correct tooling, work holding, and materials are used
- Maintain the machining work area, performing housekeeping and waste management as appropriate
- Ensure tools, unused materials and equipment are returned to a safe, clean and approved condition on completion of machining work
- Set up, operate, edit conventional or CNC machining equipment settings and programmes for the machine tool being used
- Machine high-quality complex components using a broad range of processes
- Inspect components produced
- Adjust the machining equipment or programme and tooling to ensure components meet quality requirements
- Identify, communicate and report issues affecting machining component quality, quantity and deadlines
- Complete machining documents as work is completed
- Keep line managers informed about machining work
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
On completion of the the apprenticeship, the apprentice will achieve a Machining Technician Advanced Apprenticeship.
The apprentice will undertake a period of foundation and technical knowledge development and achieve the following qualification:
- EAL L3 Extended diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
During your 1st year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre, based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day per week for knowledge study.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Completion of the University of Sheffield's AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide. Apprentices have the potential to progress to a L4 or L6 Engineering apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 or above) Essential
About the employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
Level 3 (A level)
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