Apprentice machining technician 57-1420 INDUSTRIAL PUMPS LTD

The successful applicant will be willing to learn and work in a team environment with good problem-solving skills. They will learn how to read technical drawings, and manufacture parts to a high specification. They will become skilled in both traditional methods of machining (milling/ turning/grinding) and the more modern method of CNC milling.

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

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Role & responsibilities

  • Cutting material for machining components on a variety of equipment
  • Machining of components using manual turning/ milling and CNC milling
  • Learning to read technical drawings
  • Working to specific tolerances
  • Hand fitting and assembly of components when required
  • Making tooling when required

The training you will be getting

You will study on a Level 3 Machining Technician Standard. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3:

  • EAL L3 Extended diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C or 4) Essential

About the employer

Chris Garner (ex Mono Pumps Engineer) formed Industrial Pumps in 1988 which became incorporated in 2002 and commenced trading as Industrial Pumps Limited on 1 April 2006 after 18 years of successful trading as a partnership. Industrial Pumps is one of only seven official Mono Pumps distributors in the UK, is an official distributor for Lowara, and are the only authorised repairer of the Haigh range of sewage equipment, including: Ace Screeners Macerators Lipseps Lipactors Industrial Pumps is actively involved in resolving customers’ problems and prides itself on quality/service and technical ability. In fact, at Industrial Pumps we see ourselves as more than just a pump supplier, we see ourselves as pumping consultants with expertise to help solve our customers’ problems. Our service levels can be considered very high. Reaction to customers’ requests/requirements are a priority with all personnel working as a team to ensure our high standards are maintained.







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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


AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Jul 2024