Apprentice CNC Machinist J K S BOYLES UK LTD

JKS Boyles on a lookout for 1 CNC Machinist Apprentice to learn all aspect of the role including operating CNC machines , milling drilling and turning.

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Closing date: 01 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8am-5pm Monday – Thursday and 7am-4pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

All aspect of CNC Machining including:

  • Drilling
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • CNC Lathes
  • Reading and interpreting technical drawings,
    working to set deadlines and targets

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Machining Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) 

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.



What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a potentially for a full-time role with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Presentation skills, Initiative, Time keeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

About the employer

Currently employing over 30 people JKS Boyles has a wealth of experience, and has established itself as one of the leading drilling equipment manufacturers and suppliers in the UK. Successful distributor agreements have allowed JKS Boyles to sell into all sectors of the UK drilling industry including foundation piling, site investigation, geothermal drilling, ground stabilisation, quarrying and water well operations, and has provided opportunities to have a sizeable share of the UK market.




Mason House

Unit 10a, Enterprise Road,

Mellenium Business Park

NG19 7JX

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Training provider


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


Ryan Smith


Apprenticeship standard

Machining 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

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