Machining Technician Advanced Apprenticeship SUNDERLAND ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOC LTD

Our engineering apprenticeships are a launchpad for a career in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. Apprentices initially learn their skills at Seta’s own workshop facilities in Washington where they gain practical experience for use in the workplace.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220259

  • Positions

    20 available

What you will do in your working day

You will learn practical skills in:

  • Basic fitting techniques
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • CNC machine tools
  • CNC milling and turning

You will learn technical skills in:

  • Engineering maths
  • Health and safety
  • Engineering materials
  • Inspection and quality
  • Mechanical principles
  • Technical drawing

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship is typically a 42 month programme. The first ten months is spent in the Training Centre following various aspects of Engineering Skills to NVQ Level 2 followed by NVQ Level 3 in the employer’s premises
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is a BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Examples of qualifications that can be achieved on this standard:

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Enthusiasm

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Seta is a long-established, not-for-profit engineering and business training provider based in North East England. We deliver accredited, industry recognised training, including apprenticeships, up to an advanced level. As a Group Training Association we have years of experience in working with companies in the engineering, manufacturing, process and related sectors. We are a trusted training provider and have an exceptional track record of delivering for clients across a range of sectors – many of which are global household names - and we provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. We work with a broad spectrum of companies, from sole traders to multi-nationals. At Seta, apprentices, course delegates and trainees experience practical learning, acquiring practical skills for use in real life, industrial and office working environments. Our apprenticeships cover both engineering and business disciplines.

Employer

SUNDERLAND ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOC LTD

Address

12 Harvey Close

Crowther

Washington

NE38 0AB

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Training

Training provider

SUNDERLAND ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOCIATION 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

Contact

Nathan Lyle

nathan.lyle@seta.co.uk

0191 416 2860

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 apply online on Seta's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2024