Apprentice - Tectite Carbon International

Carbon International Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic individual to undertake the apprenticeship in our Graphite Machine Shop. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience in many aspects of machining.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay depending on age. Weekly pay. Possible year-end bonus.

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

General duties include: 

  • Working to company documentation
  • Selecting and mounting correct machine tools
  • Developing a strong teamwork ethic
  • Set up the machines in accordance with instructions and specifications
  • Operate machine to produce components in line with specifications
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Maintaining high levels of Health and Safety during operations

The training you will be getting

Training will be at North Lindsey College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer.  

Day release/In-house training   

You will undertake the Machining Technician standard which includes;    

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

You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or Maths if needed.    

You will undertake both on and off-the-job training by a team of industry-qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge and experience that will help you become a Machinist of the future!  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The position includes working with a very experienced team and we hope to see our apprentice progress to become part of that team on a long-term basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Carbon International Ltd is part of the James Durrans group, a family-owned business with a fascinating history going back to 1863, to put that into perspective, this was three years before the telephone was invented.


Carbon International


Brigg Road


DN16 1AX

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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


Toni Bryan

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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