Engineering Operative Apprentice


Bury St. Edmunds, IP28 7AS

Closes in 10 days (Monday 29 July)

Posted on 14 May 2024


We manufacture precision sheet metalwork products for the aerospace, communications and electronics industries. An Engineering Operative apprentice would be learning production worker skills within all areas on the manufacturing facility. The apprentice would report directly to the supervisor of that department.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Engineering operative (level 2)
Monday to Thursday between 07:30 to 16:30, Friday between 07:30 to 14:00

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August


1 Year

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • The learner will be studying the Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

Where you’ll work

Electronic Metal Work Services, 93 Hampstead Avenue, Mildenhall

Bury St. Edmunds

IP28 7AS


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Engineering operative (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Desirable qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • Maths and English (grade 4-9)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team working

Other requirements

This role will be very varied. It will give the apprentice a very wide range of skills to well equip them for the future. It will teach them the foundations of the precision manufacturing process and the attention to detail required to produce the required finish.

About this company

We manufacture precision sheet metalwork products for the aerospace, communications and electronics industries. We manufacture bespoke precision sheet metal components and assemblies in house. Established in 1979 this family owned and run business prides itself on being quality driven with a highly skilled workforce using the latest technology and state of the art machinery.

After this apprenticeship

Opportunity to secure full time role within the company upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000250847.

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Closes in 10 days (Monday 29 July)

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