Do you like working with your hands? Do you like taking things to bits and understanding how it works? Do you enjoy problem solving and being creative? Are you looking for a lifetime career with a local company and to eventually be the top of your game? If so, this apprenticeship is for you. In this role you will be involved in all aspects of manual & CNC machining.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Free Car Parking. Company Pension Scheme. An opportunity to earn extra money over and above your basic 39 hours with overtime opportunities first 16 hours overtime paid at time and a half and over 16 hours double time. 28 days paid holidays.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 39 Hours with varying start and finish times tbc.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To learn all aspects of manual & CNC machining:

  • To programme CNC machining centres.
  • To programme CNC lathe.
  • Programme/Set/Operate CNC machining centres & lathes.
  • Produce jobs.
  • Manufacturing components to finished article to drawing tolerance.
  • Drilling.
  • Tapping.
  • Using the saw.
  • Learning how to read technical drawings.
  • Inspecting your own work and others.

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 includes BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) (Development Technical Knowledge).

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?

Opportunity to progress into a full-time, permanent role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

Tybro (as we are also known) was founded before the First World War and has been a part of the changing technology that has transformed the engineering world for the past century. Progressing from motor and electrical engineers to precision engineering, Tyler Bros soon established an enviable reputation for its excellent standards – and today we continue to go from strength to strength. For more information please visit our website




Hunt Close, Lowmoor Business Park



NG17 7ER

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Training provider



Ryan Smith

01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Machining technician

Level 3 (A level)

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