Engineering Machinist Apprentice B & E ENGINEERING LTD

We are looking for a young person who is interested in a career in Engineering, specifically machining, milling and turning and if they show interest there would also be opportunity for grinding and fabricating. As part of your your position you will Identify different types and grades of materials used in the machining process.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Read engineering drawings
  • Use under instruction manual milling machines and lathes
  • Use under instruction CNC machines, lathes and milling machines
  • Use under instructions drilling machines
  • Work in a team to produce work of high specification
  • Keep the work space clean and tidy at all times
  • Other engineering based duties such as engraving, measuring and checking parts

This is a varied role and there would be opportunity to continue study on a paid day release basis.

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will complete a Level 3 Standard Engineering Technician Apprenticeship under the Toolmaker and Tool and Die Maintenance Technician pathway
  • Qualifications include;
    • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
    • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance
    • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Delivery method and location to be confirmed
  • If you do not already hold GCSE’s or equivalent at grade A-C / 8-4 in English, maths and ICT you will complete functional skills in the related subjects to attain Level 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is the opportunity for full-time, permanent employement on the completion of this apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Are you ready to work in a fast paced engineering environment? Are you looking for a long term career in engineering?

About the employer

Specialists in Precision Engineering. Based in Crewe, Cheshire, we supply not only to the North West but also rest of the UK, Europe, United States and Middle East. Bespoke Manufacturing.








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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


Sophie Cain


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering 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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