Trust Precision Engineering Ltd are looking to take on 3 new apprentices .To be part of the apprenticeship programme and be trained as a CNC Machinist with ongoing support and scope to progress to higher level apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08.00 - 16.00.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Multi-disciplined engineer for production of medium to high volume complex components for (predominantly) the Aerospace industry.
  • Set & Operate bar fed CNC Sliding Head twin spindle machine tools.
  • Program & Set multi-sensor CNC inspection equipment.
  • CNC program development using CAD/CAM systems.
  • In process inspections.
  • Offset adjustment.
  • Tip changing.
  • Tool setting.
  • Machine set-up.
  • CNC program editing for cutting and inspection equipment.
  • Inspection equipment programming.
  • CNC programming (basic).
  • CAD/CAM programming.

The training you will be getting

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

  • Potential full time employment upon completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Interpersonal skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6/9-B-A*) Essential

About the employer

Trust Precision Engineering is an AS9100 for Aerospace accredited machined parts sub contract service provider specialising exclusively in sliding head machining. The proven cost savings of 1 hit machining for both simple and complex components is fundamental to our philosophy. Trust Precision will provide the highest quality and service for your machined component requirements. With our uncompromising approach to the business you will get the quality and value you deserve.




Unit 2

Meadowbank Court


NG16 3SL

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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


Leoni Nath

01623 900469

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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