Spline Gauges- Level 3- Machining Engineering Apprenticeship SPLINE GAUGES LIMITED

Learning from a highly experienced and skilled workforce you will have the opportunity to train and work in numerous manufacturing techniques within a high precision environment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,210.00

  • Working week

    Year 1: Mon- Thurs 8am-4.30pm Fri 8am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000208050

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Who are we?:

  • Established in 1962 Spline Gauges is the world’s leading manufacturer of spline gauges and master gears exporting to over 60 countries worldwide
  • Europe’s largest gear and spline calibration laboratory
  • Customer sectors include automotive, aerospace, motor racing, and defence

What will I be doing?:

  • Apprentices will be working in a high quality precision environment following customer specifications and internal designs

They will undertake a structured training program covering the following areas:

  • Manual and CNC turning
  • Manual and CNC milling
  • Surface, cylindrical, and bore grinding
  • Spline grinding
  • CNC gear grinding
  • Electric discharge machining (EDM)
  • Technical sales
  • Design
  • Calibration and inspection

The training you will be getting

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • In house training in line with your requirements

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Apprenticeships will typically lead to a skilled role in one of our machinist sections such as turning, milling, cylindrical/bore grind, spline grind, wire EDM and calibration
  • We also have opportunities in design and technical sales for the right candidates. Longer term, a role in management in one of these functions would be available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Commitment to the programme, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/C) Essential

Things to consider

We have flexed start and finish times as stated below… Working hours from second year: • Mon: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm • Tues: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm • Wed: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm • Thurs: 6.30am / 8am to 3pm / 4.30pm • Fri: 6.30am / 8am to 12noon / 1.30pm Benefits: - Health insurance - Company pension - Life insurance

About the employer

• Established in 1962 Spline Gauges is the world’s leading manufacturer of spline gauges and master gears exporting to over 60 countries worldwide • Europe’s largest gear & spline calibration laboratory • Customer sectors include automotive, aerospace, motor racing, defence.

Employer

SPLINE GAUGES LIMITED

Address

Piccadilly

Tamworth

B78 2ER

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Training

Training provider

EEF LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024