Machining Technician Apprentice PADLEY & VENABLES LIMITED

Setting and operating lathes and machining centres with predominantly Fanuc controls, to produce components to required standard. Have input towards continuous improvement, process and tooling Keeping work area clean and tidy Using overhead crane/slings

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    7.30am to 4pm Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 2.30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Have conscientious and proactive attitude
  • Ability to manage own time with regard to documentary evidence
  • Be able to travel to Dronfield for the working time start
  • Have knowledge of and respect for all Health & Safety considerations

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Machining Technician Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent job

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Padley & Venables have over 100 year's experience in the manufacture and development of a wide range of Quality Tools and Accessories, for use in the Mining, Quarrying, Rock Drilling, Civil Engineering and Construction Industries worldwide.




Callywhite Lane Dronfield


S18 2XT

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Training provider



Hannah Donald


Apprenticeship standard

Machining technician

Level 3 (A level)

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