Machining Technician Apprentice HODGSON ENGINEERING LTD

Hodgson Engineering specialise in Valve refurbishment, manufacture, repair modification and general engineering services. They are looking for a Machining Technician Apprentice to join their team and grow within the business. it will involve working on CNC machines amongst other duties.

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Closing date: 03 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

    08.00 to 16.00 Monday to Thursday 08.00 to 15.00 Friday 12.00 to 12.30 for lunch

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

For the duration of the apprenticeship, you will spend your time gaining practical experience and developing your theoretical knowledge of Valve refurbishment, Basic Machining knowledge of manufacture and repair.

You will work on the following machinery:

  • CNC Machines
  • Lathe’s XYZ machine
  • CTY65 a Multi Axis CNC Lathe
  • Prototrak SLX/RLX

The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards your level 3 Machining Technician Apprenticeship Standard
    • 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)
  • Day release once a week at Middlesbrough College.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Leading to full time permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship with progression to more advanced roles in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Competent use of hand tools, Basic Engineering knowledge


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Hodgson Engineering specialise in Valve refurbishment, manufacture, repair modification and general engineering services. With our precision machine shop and our vast engineering knowledge, our aim is to provide our clients with the ultimate cost effective quality service. With an excellent reputation and numerous satisfied clients Hodgson Engineering Limited guarantees exceptional service and delivery of all your engineering requirements, large or small. We pride ourselves in always endeavouring to meet our client’s deadlines while maintaining our high quality service.








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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 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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