Apprentice CNC Machinist NORTHUMBRIA ENGINEERING LTD

This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment as an Apprentice machinist. You will learn to read engineering drawings and learn to set and operate CNC machines (including setting the cutting speeds and choosing the correct tooling)

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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 - Thursday 07.30 - 16.00 Friday, 07.30 - 12.30

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000242816

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculation involved in the machining processes such as speeds and feeds, calculating angles/tapers, material removal
  • Understand the practical and theoretical uses of the machines used, and their applications
  • Understand the work-holding devices, cutting tools, and setting up procedures, in adequate depth to provide a sound basis for carrying out the activities, correcting faults and ensuring the work output is to the required specification
  • Learn to read engineering drawings
  • Learn to set and operate CNC machines (including setting the cutting speeds and choosing the correct tooling)
  • Learn to program CNC machines using different controls
  • Learn to carry out changes to programmes
  • Learn to problem solve machine issues
  • Learn about housekeeping and daily maintenance checks in the work area
  • Ensure all working practices and procedures are followed at all times
  • Understand and complete all work-related documentation accurately and on time
  • Undertake any other duties in line with capabilities
  • Maintenance and safe working practices and use of PPE

The training you will be getting

Apprentices will work towards the Machining technician standard, which includes the following qualifications;

  • EAL L3 Extended diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) (Development Technical Knowledge)
  • City and Guilds Machining technician (1273)

Additionally, apprentices may recieve;

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining pathway
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A permanent position may be available following successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Northumbria Engineering specialize in precision engineering. Products such as hotplates and probe / in circuit test jigs and more.

Employer

NORTHUMBRIA ENGINEERING LTD

Address

UNIT 13

GRASMERE WAY

BLYTH RIVERSIDE BUSINESS PARK

NE24 4RR

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Training

Training provider

TDR TRAINING 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

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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