CNC Machining Apprentice POWER SYSTEM SERVICES LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a career within a well established Engineering based in Chesterfield. As a CNC Machining apprentice you will work alongside the Machining Technical team and will learn how to produce high quality machined parts for industrial and infrastructure purposes.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,936.00

    Starting rate is £6.70 per hour, but with potential rapid increase, in line with skills, aptitude and progress.

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 7.30am-4pm, with 30 mins for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000238523

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

1. Work with the Machining Technical team to produce high quality machined parts for industrial and infrastructure purposes from 2 and 3D drawings.
2. You will learn how to programme and machine parts.
3. Produce component parts.
3. Work safely and follow Factory Rules. 
4. Cooperate with Management in attaining skills and enhance the company’s reputation. 
5. Complete course modules and endeavour to attain key skills set out to the best of their ability.


You will attend West Notts College for day release, one day per week during term times. This will be at WNC's Engineering Centre in Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 5FA.

Under the guidance of a mentor you will manufacture fabrications including; cutting and shaping steel parts to drawing, prepping for welds, assembling fabricated components, welding and finishing.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Machining Technician apprenticeship standard, 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 successful completion of apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

About the employer

Power System Services Limited are a family owned engineering business based in Chesterfield. The business is split into Fabrication, Site services and Specialist services and operates from 2 sites. Our emphasis is on quality and services and to this end our client base continues to grow. From heavy industry to infrastructure projects, power generation to construction, Power System Services can provide the complete solution for design, fabrication and site services to suit your needs.

Employer

POWER SYSTEM SERVICES LTD

Address

CARRWOOD RD

SHEEPBRIDGE

CHESTERFIELD

S41 9QB

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

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

Contact

Leoni Nath

leoni.nath@wnc.ac.uk

01623900469

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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