Product Design Apprentice Axminster Tools

We are seeking a candidate that has a keen interest in skilled Computer Aided Design to join our team. As a Product Design Apprentice, you will prepare and create detailed technical drawings and plans using various CAD software. You will work with our Product Design team to support them in translating their designs into accurate and precise d ...

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20 to £23,200.32

    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

    Shifts - Monday to Friday 37hpw

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Review and revise drawings based on feedback from team members
Create detailed 2D technical drawings and plans using CAD software
Ensure drawings adhere to industry standards and regulations
Conduct quality checks on completed drawings to identify any errors or discrepancies
Maintain organized records of all drawings and related documentation
Stay updated on the latest CAD software developments and industry trends

The training you will be getting

You will attend Exeter College 2 days a week during term time.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to join the team as a full-time qualified staff member.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

About the employer

We are a family business built on a foundation of strong customer service values.Located in the South West of England and predominantly distributing across the UK, Eire and mainland Europe, Axminster Tools has established itself as a market leader in the mail order tools and machinery industry offering a friendly and personal service to many thousands of customers ranging from trade professionals and businesses to amateur DIY and hobby enthusiasts.


Axminster Tools


Unit 10, Weycroft Avenue



EX13 5PH

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2024