Engineering Technician Apprentice HELLERMANNTYTON LIMITED

HellermannTyton is a leading manufacturer and supplier. We are offering an opportunity to work alongside qualified engineers and successfully complete a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprentice Standard that will enable the development of skills and experience to become a fully qualified tool room engineer. Duties include: working with qualified staff to ensure the best manufacturing methods are used to maintain and produce the correct accuracy, and to exact the highest quality standards for injection moulding tools.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The pay for the first year of your apprenticeship is £20,000. This then rises each year over the 4 years.

  • Working week

    Your working week will be 7.00am to 3.15pm Monday - Thursday and 7.00am to 2.15pm Friday. In September one day will be allocated to attend Tameside College through day release.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The apprentice toolmakers role is to manufacture new plastic injection moulds for both Manchester and sister companies within the HellermannTyton group, using a variety of machines and techniques.
  • The apprentice toolmaker will work with qualified staff to ensure the best manufacturing methods are used to maintain and produce the correct accuracy, and to exact the highest quality standards for injection moulding tools.
  • You will utilise your problem-solving skills, to improve efficiencies in manufacturing techniques, while also using your attention to detail, to ensure all processes in the manufacture of injection mould tools are done accurately and in the lead times required.
  • You will ensure the correct Health and Safety practices are always observed, and a full understanding of 6 sigma, COSHH, near miss reporting, safety inspection checks are adhered to, and good housekeeping is always maintained.

The training you will be getting

Studying as an apprentice you will be qualified as a Level 3 Engineering Technician upon completion of your apprenticeship. You will be required to attend Tameside College one day a week at our Beaufort Road site, OL6 6NX. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You can progress through the organisation structure once you have completed your apprenticeship, you can work as a qualified toolroom engineer, or progress to supervisor or management positions if suitable.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

This role may include heavy lifting, standing on your feet for long periods of time and working with sharp tools and machinery. You will need to be alert and focused on health and safety requirements.

About the employer

HellermannTyton is a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality products for fastening, fixing, installing, connecting, insulating, protecting and identifying electrical cables and network connectivity solutions. We also develop cable management parts for customized needs.




1 Robeson Way

Sharston Green Business Park

Altrincham Road

M22 4TY

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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


Amber Thorpe

0161 909 5706

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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