Erodex UK - Level 3 - Apprentice Grinder Engineering Technician ERODEX (U.K.) LIMITED

To train as an Engineering Apprentice Technician, specifically as a Grinder. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain qualifications.

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

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Year 1 Mon - Thurs 08:00-16:30 Fri 08:00-12:30. Future years working hours, to be discussed nearer to time.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will undertake a structured training program of workshop work and academic study to gain the required skills and knowledge to support the requirements of a leading well-established supplier of graphite machining services to the Aerospace industry.

The successful individual will gain first-hand experience of, but not limited to the following:

  • Working in aerospace facility to exacting quality standards
  • Manufacturing to customer drawings and tight tolerancing
  • Manufacturing of tooling and fixtures for bespoke items
  • Working on CNC and Manual Surface Grinders
  • Carrying our through process inspection using a wide array of Inspection equipment from hand held to CMM

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

We are looking to train the next generation of Engineering talent within our state-of-the-art Machining Facility. Through this comprehensive Apprenticeship you will progress from Level 3 to Degree level, upon completion you will gain a full time position within our production department.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Commitment to the programme, Practically Minded, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Being flexible to work in line with overtime availability is essential. Please note: We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About the employer

Established in 1974 Erodex are the UK's leading supplier of graphites & EDM consumables for industries such as Aerospace. We operate a state-of-the-art graphite machining facility in Wednesbury, making jigs and fixtures from graphite, for a variety of applications.




Erodex UK Ltd

Station Street

WS10 8BL

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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

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: 03 Jun 2024