Machining Apprentice GATEWAY ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS LTD

The successful candidate will work for a successful, well-established company, based in Nantwich. They will be trained to program and operative CNC and MC machinery working under the supervision of the Ferrite Machining Specialists. The role requires a driven individual who can think outside of the box and thrives on challenges.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,145.60

    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

    Monday to Thursday from 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday, 9.00am - 4.30pm. A flexible approach to the working hours will be required. Sometimes working patterns may vary e.g. 7.00am - 3.00pm or 11.00am - 7.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000242199

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be trained, following machine shop safe working practices and procedural guidelines, to program CNC and NC machinery. 

Key tasks will include (but not limited to):

  • Operating NC and CNC machines
  • Carrying out detailed test procedures
  • Creating CAD drawings and managing the CAD database
  • Carrying out day-to-day tasks of the machine shop
  • Working to the machines job schedules
  • Managing stock of machine tools and work holdings

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills)
  • Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
  • Functional skills in maths or English (if requried)
  • Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to discuss further progression routes or full-time employment opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Gateway Electronic Components was founded in 2000 by a team of industry professionals time-served in the franchised components distributor sector. With unrivalled expertise in finding ways of bringing innovative supply solutions to customers seeking to release substantial costs from the procurement process. Gateway trades from a single UK location in Nantwich, Cheshire ideally placed close to ports and airports, freight hubs and the road and rail transport infrastructure. Trading with more than 1000 customers in over 50 countries; the company offers significant profile inventories from its base of world-class manufacturers.​

Employer

GATEWAY ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS LTD

Address

INNOVATION HOUSE

BEAM HEATH WAY

NANTWICH

CW5 6PQ

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Training

Training provider

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Sarah

sarah.stanway@nsegta.co.uk

01782213485

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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