Apprentice Engineering Technician - Technical support - Quality control CMS CEPCOR LIMITED

Do you have a strong interest in engineering? This rewarding career requires a broad skill set - math, mechanical design, interpreting technical drawings and programs, eye for detail - to properly transform a metal casting into a valuable working machined part. It’s a unique fusion of digital and physical, brains and hands-on work.

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Closing date: 04 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentice Quality Engineers work to ensure that CMS Cepcor products meet all quality standards before they reach the customer. Through inspection and process improvement, you will work together with all departments across the business to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved.

During your apprenticeship, through on-the-job training and studies, you will learn:

  • Methods of inspection of a wide range of components produced in-house and from our external suppliers
  • The use of manual inspection equipment such as: internal micrometers, external micrometers, depth gauges, verniers
  • The use of advanced inspection equipment such as: CMMs, Portable CMM arms, 3D scanners & probes
  • How to analyse drawings and technical data to determine critical areas of interest or dimensions
  • How to identify non-conforming products or processes, and how to use problem solving skills to determine the root cause of the issues, as well as proposing actions to prevent their recurrence

The training you will be getting

  • On-the-job training 
  • Off- the-job training 
  • Block release to SMB Group - Stephenson campus
  • Working Towards an Engineering technician - Technical support - Quality control level 3 qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Good Scope for progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Accuracy, Able to follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

• Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer. Performance related bonus once a year Pay review once a year • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and eager to learn and progress within the company.

About the employer

CMS Cepcor is the leading aftermarket manufacturer and supplier of crusher spare parts, mining grade crusher liners and crusher service to mining, aggregate production and associated crushing industries globally.




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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


Apprenticeship Department


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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