Machining apprentice 57-1357 NUCLEAR ENERGY COMPONENTS LTD

As an apprentice machinist, the candidate will be learning to manufacture stainless steel components on a variety of CNC machines, including Puma lathes, milling machines and Mori-Seiki machining centres, while undergoing your training which is a mixture of full-time at the AMRC training centre followed by day-release and on-the-job training.

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

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000229312

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn to manufacture stainless steel components on a variety of CNC machines
  • Perform in-process inspection checks using a variety of gauges, micrometres and Vernier measuring equipment as well as deburring of machined components
  • Maintaining hight standards of workshop organisation and high health and safety standards

The training you will be getting

You will study on a Level 3 Machining Technician Standard. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 such as:

  • EAL L3 Extended diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) (Development Technical Knowledge)
    Level: 3
  • City and Guilds Machining technician (1273)

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

Nuclear Energy Components Ltd continues the legacy of Newburgh Engineering. Established in 1939, by Isaac Middleton, Newburgh Engineering grew through those early years into a company with a reputation for consistently high quality and service. We are an ISO9001, ISO14001 and F4N accredited contract manufacturer of precision components and assemblies ranging across all sectors including: Nuclear, Defence, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Automotive, Rail and Power Generation. NEC is a third-generation family business and became an Employee Ownership Trust in 2022. NEC’s vision is to be industry recognised as the ultimate supplier of engineering solutions across all sectors, whilst remaining a sustainable business for future generations. As an employee-owned business, the owners will provide exceptional quality and services for our customers by utilising cutting edge technologies and skills.

Employer

NUCLEAR ENERGY COMPONENTS LTD

Address

BRADWELL

HOPE VALLEY

DERBYSHIRE

S33 9NT

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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

AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Jul 2024