Machining Apprentice METALTECH PRECISION LTD
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company with a legacy of previous apprentice success stories. You will learn techniques including programming, setting & running of turning & milling machines, using a wide range of manual & CNC (computer numerically controlled) machinery as well as develop a range of practical & life skills.
Closing date: 31 Aug 2023
Potential to increase each year dependent on performance.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 17:00, Friday 08:00 - 13:00
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
01 Sep 2023
11 May 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Machinists in the advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work, machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/or CNC machine tools such as centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal and cylindrical grinding machines, electro discharge machines, single and multi- axis CNC machine tools centre
- They will be expected identify and mitigate any issues by determining best practice, along with machine and tool suitability, to then program, set up, operate and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used to produce precision components for a number of industry sectors (oil and gas, renewable energies, medical, motion control valves, aerospace, defence, to name a few).
- When using CNC equipment, they will be expected to be able to produce, prove and/or edit programmes. During and on completion of the machining operations they will be expected to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification
- Following Health & Safety in the workplace
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This will include 2 days at College in the first year, then 1 day a week for the following 2 years. The final year will be spent solely in the workplace.
The training will teach the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Machining Technician standard. On completion the apprentice will receive EAL L3 Extended diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
For the right candidate future prospects are excellent. Metaltech are keen to progress and develop their apprentices. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity of a permanent position.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
METALTECH PRECISION LTD
Level 3 (A level)
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