Machining Apprentice DIRECT ENGINEERING & SITE SERVICES LTD

Direct Engineering have an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to join their existing skilled workforce as an apprentice machinist. You will be following operation sheets, in order to ensure parts are progressed through the factory on time and carrying out quality checks.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Hours of work Monday – Thursday 7.45 – 16.45 Friday 7.45 – 14.15

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250944

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Setting/programming of machinery/equipment
  • Productive running of machinery/equipment
  • Meeting standards of quality/quality procedures
  • Achieving throughout/scheduling requirements
  • Ensuring equipment/work area is safe, clean and tidy
  • Assist in the development of equipment and process of ongoing improvement
  • Ensuring good communication and teamwork
  • Follow company policies and guidelines
  • To read and understand all work instructions, drawings and inspection reports

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry-specific competence. You will be expected to work towards machining technician Level 3, with support from your employer and Learning Unlimited

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Chesterfield College continues to develop strong relationships with employers and we encourage any organisation considering recruiting an apprentice to support them to progress onto a higher apprenticeship level, or offer full-time employment at the end of their apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Direct Engineering specialise in the welding and manufacture of Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Mild Steel and a range of Non Ferrous Metal products. Direct Engineering have an excellent manufacturing facility offering a specialised Fabrication Welding, Machining and Installation Service. Their experienced team of engineers work closely with customers to meet and exceed their exact requirements.

Employer

DIRECT ENGINEERING & SITE SERVICES LTD

Address

UNIT 1-4 HIGHLAND VIEW

FOXWOOD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

CHESTERFIELD

S41 9RN

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

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

Contact

John Sheldon

sheldonj@chesterfield.ac.uk

01246500500

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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