Engineering Machinist Apprentice MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS PLC

We are a purpose driven organisation. Our purpose is to use advanced materials to make the world more sustainable and to improve the quality of life. The successful candidates will be given the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge within a specialist ceramic manufacturing facility.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60 to £22,010.56

    Min. £9.13 per hour. £17,566.12 per annum. ( Dependant on age )

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    MTC - 08:30 - 4:00 Monday to Friday Morgan hours -Monday to Thursday : 7.30 am – 4.00 pm with half hour lunch. Friday : 7.30 am – 12.30 pm no lunch. Total hours per week : 37 hours

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will include you to learn to set and operate a variety of manufacturing machines such as:

  • Manual Lathe & Mill
  • Manual Universal & Surface Grinder
  • ISO & MONO static press
  • NC controlled Universal & Surface Grinder
  • CNC controlled Lathe & Mill
  • Precision Machining methods
  • Continue to develop to program, set & operate CNC machinery

Additional responsibilities will be:

Your commitment to engage and learn within the workplace and at MTC

  • To learn to read and understand engineered drawings
  • To learn & understand a range of measuring methods & equipment, for example:
  • Vernier Calipers
  • Height gauges
  • Micrometers
  • Shadow Graph
  • Bore gauges
  • Pin gauges
  • Visual Measuring Machine
  • Co Ordinate Measuring Machine
  • Surface Finish
  • To learn how to produce ceramic components accurately to engineered drawings according to customer specifications and the required quality standard
  • To work safely, with regard your duty of care to yourself and others
  • To adhere to company policies and procedures

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 National Certificate
  • The Course is block release,between MTC training and Morgan Advanced materials.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The candidate will have the potential of being offered a full time position within the company on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science (Grade 4+) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have transportation access to get to MTC, Coventry and Morgan Advanced Materials for the required start times.

About the employer

Morgan Advanced Materials is a business rich in history and innovation. Founded in the UK in 1856, we have grown into a global organisation with 70 sites in 18 countries. Our model to serve our customers where they need us has led to a diversified product range using our unparalleled expertise in ceramic and carbon materials, which we exploit to solve difficult problems for our customers across a diverse range of markets




4 Central Park drive

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CV23 0DF

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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

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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