Apprentice Toolmaking Machinist TEKNIPLAZ LIMITED

Tekniplaz are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual for an apprentice role within our highly skilled team. Our workload is dynamic, high precision, high quality with plenty of variation and interest.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pension contributions and comprehensive private healthcare plan. Over time paid and time and half.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 2.00pm with a paid 20 minute break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will learn to use state of the art CNC and EDM Machine Tools
  • The latest CAD / CAM software’s
  • Manual machining benchwork and assembly techniques

If you are looking for a truly engaging role where you will rapidly advance your engineering skills, we would like to hear from you.

The training you will be getting

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

Tech cert: This programme includes Pearson Btec Level 3 Diploma in Machining Development Knowledge and Machining (Foundation Knowledge) Diploma L2 and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) Diploma L2.

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 this apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to further develop your skills by working towards a higher level programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Punctual & reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Desired

About the employer

We are highly skilled toolmakers with over 30 years’ experience specialising in the design and manufacture of mould tooling, plastic and metal component development and machining of precision engineered prototypes and components.







NG19 9BQ

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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

01623 900479

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

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