Apprentice Machinist Engineer KINGSMILL INDUSTRIES UK LTD

We are on the lookout for 1 Apprentice Machinist engineer to join our team based in Pinxton, you will learn all aspect of machining engineering including operating CNC Machines.

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08.15 - 17:00, Monday to Thursday. 08:15 - 16:00, Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 May 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice is expected to master the following skills, whilst at the same time, contribute to manufacturing output.

  • Basic power tools skills.
  • CNC operator – turning (lathe), sawing and milling.
  • CNC setter – turning, milling & sawing.
  • Machining - manual lathe.
  • CNC sheet metal punch and pressbrake – operating and setting.
  • Punching, cropping and bending - ironworkers.
  • Light assembly work.
  • CNC non-ferrous extrusion line – operating and setting.
  • CNC PVC sheathing line – operating and setting.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Machining Technician apprenticeship standard qualification, including Functional Skills if required.
  • This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.
  • You will experience a blended learning model.
  • You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.
  • At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potentially full time employment upon completing apprenticeship successfully.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*/C - 9/4) Essential

About the employer

At Kingsmill, our wealth of knowledge in structural lightning protection, earthing and surge protection gives us the ability to offer leading edge product development and unparalleled technical support. We are sensitive to the needs of our customers and to the requirements of an ever-changing technological world.




Unit 4, Plymouth Avenue

NG16 6NS

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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

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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