Emerson Automation Solutions Final Control UK Limited are offering the chance for a candidate to take part in a Machinist Engineering Apprenticeship. This role will develop competence to be able to set and operate a variety of CNC machinery to produce components for a range of safety valves.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Upon achievement of Level 2, salary will increase to £17,723.68 per annum.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; 07.00 - 15.00, 30 mins unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will be developing competence to be able to set and operate a variety of CNC machinery to produce components for a range of safety valves and includes:

  • Machining of parts and products in accordance with drawings, specifications and material requirements
  • Set up machines, tool offsets, edits
  • Maintains production records
  • Ensure time bookings are correct and accurate and downtime requests are presented in a timely manner
  • Making recommendations and implementing improvements in accordance the Emerson’s various continuous improvement programmes
  • Ensuring own workstation complies with the 5S housekeeping standards
  • Gaining skills to be able to work across different product lines

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

Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard to include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills) - Practical Skills Training
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) - Theoretical Knowledge
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The Skills and Knowledge element of the programme will be delivered at The STEGTA Training Centre based in Flixton, Manchester.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard, the successful candidate would then progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship – Machining Technician.

On successful completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship – Machining Technician apprenticeship there would be a role as a skilled Machine Operator.

Upon the completion of the Level 3 knowledge qualification as part of the Level 3 Apprenticeship, the salary will then increase to £23,631.4 per annum.

Upon completion of the Level 3 Apprenticeship including End Point Assessment, the salary will then increase to £29,539.12

Rates will also be reviewed to ensure full compliance with the National Minimum Wage requirements.

Emerson is a large multi-national company, and all employees have access to internal vacancies as they arise and opportunities to discuss development and career routes with their manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Willing to learn, Self motivated, Friendly, Interest in engineering, Flexible approach to change


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including English, Maths & Science (Grade A*-C / 9-5) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can travel to the company and the STEGTA Training Centre (M41 6AP) as this where you will be undertaking your training. Please do not contact the employer directly - all applications to come via STEGTA.

About the employer

Emerson has a rich heritage of over 130 years, operating globally providing technologies, software and engineering solutions to a range of customers. We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter and more sustainable, creating short-term and long-term value while supporting the industries we serve. This Apprenticeship is based at our Manchester plant, where you be joining a talented team of motivated professionals who engineer to order a range of safety values. Let’s go, together.




Sharp Street


M28 3NA

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Training provider



Sonja Hope

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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