Apprentice CNC Programmer (35902) HANDRAIL CREATIONS LIMITED

Handrail Creations Ltd have an excellent opportunity for a talented person with a passion for Engineering to become a CNC Programmer! You will produce bespoke handrails and other items for some of the most prestigious construction projects in the UK. This will include understanding drawings, specifications, and operating tools and machinery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day to day activities:

  • Creating programs for our 5 axis CNC milling machines
  • Understanding customer drawings and 3D models
  • Working to tolerances and understanding the capabilities of our machines
  • Understanding, measuring and drawing a wide range of tooling
  • Simulating machine movements and working under pressure
  • Management and timekeeping of own work
  • Collaborating with design team and production team to keep up with production schedule

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take

The training you will be getting

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 engineering, design and draftsperson qualification
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Reliable, Punctual, Interest in engineering


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

About the employer

Handrail Creatons Ltd are an innovative, award winning manufacturing business – we specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke wooden handrails and balustrade. We focus on the luxury market and so high quality has been crucial to our growth. Our turnover is around £2m and we work on over 100 projects simultaneously, from footballer’s mansions to the Houses of Parliament and film studios. Our factory has expanded twice already, now 9,000sq feet with some of the UK’s most impressive 5 axis CNC machines, and an open plan office filled with enthusiastic staff.








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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 standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Apr 2024