An opportunity to learn a wide range of skills! We produce many types of product & equipment and there is always something new and challenging to keep you interested and engaged. We have a talented workforce who work well together and share information with each other for their personal growth and to strengthen the company.

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Closing date: 22 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7.27 per hour

  • Working week

    Hours of work are 07:30 am to 16:00 pm Monday to Thursday & 07:30 am to 12:30 pm on Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our new apprentice will be involved in the following

  • Learning machining strategies
  • Setting up, programming and operating CNC Milling Machines
  • 3D machining
  • Manual finishing and quality inspecting parts for dimensional accuracy

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will enrol onto the Level 2 Engineering operative apprenticeship on the mechanical pathway. The apprentice undertaking this apprenticeship must achieve:

Mandatory qualifications: 
Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)

Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that apprentices achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

Delivered on day release at Castleford college.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression onto Level 3 Engineering technician (Tool Maker & Tool and Die Maintenance Technician) for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Self-motivated, Enthusiastic, Determination, Punctual


GCSE or equivalent At least 5 GCSEs including Maths and English (Grade 4/C above) Desired

Things to consider

The work can be physically and mentally demanding at times.

About the employer

STT design and manufacture a range of engineering equipment including Special Purpose Machines and Gauges, Jigs, Fixtures, Data logging software and provide engineering support for local companies and beyond for their manufacturing lines.




Unit 2

Park 32 Park Road



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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 Recruitment & Engagement

01924 789469

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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