Apprentice Plastics Engineer ACC Plastics

The successful candidate will work as an apprentice to be trained in the fabrication and vacuum forming of various types of plastics. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday between 07:30am to 16:00pm. Friday from 07:30am to 13:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be trained in a role that consists of:

  • Cutting, shaping, bending, drilling and welding of various types of plastics sheets which can vary from 1mm to 25mm in thickness.
  • Using the hand tools and machinery that is required for the role.
  • Reading drawings to complete the specifications of the job.
  • Manual handling of heavy materials.

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in manufacturing (knowledge & skills)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to discuss further progression or a full-time contract of employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/3) Desired

Things to consider

The applicant will need to be able to lift heavy objects.

About the employer

Situated in Stoke on Trent, ACC Plastics are a dedicated manufacture and supplier of plastic based products. We are confident that we can offer you, the customer, our expertise and knowledge in every area of plastic fabrication and moulding, whether it be design, manufacture or just advice. You can rely on us to fulfil your plastic requirements today, tomorrow and in the future.


ACC Plastics


Unit A, Peacock View

Fenton Industrial Estate



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Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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