Apprentice precision machinist

Heroux Devtek

Nottingham, NG17 8AP

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 23 May 2024


Excellent opportunity to join Heroux - Devtek as a Precision Machinist Engineer, great career prospects for the successful candidates.

Annual wage
£14,500 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 technician (level 3)
Monday - Thursday, 08.15 - 16.45. Friday, 08.15 - 13.45.

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


3 Years 6 Months

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

  • Level 3 Machining Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.
  • This apprenticeship includes BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Machining) (Development Technical Knowledge).
  • You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model.
  • 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 in NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.
  • 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.

Where you’ll work

Urban Road



NG17 8AP


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 technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

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.


Essential qualifications

GCSE or equivalent in:

  • English (grade 4/C)
  • Maths (grade 4/C)

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
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative

About this company

Héroux-Devtek Inc. is an international company specializing in the design, development, manufacture, and repair and overhaul of landing gear, actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. The Corporation is the third largest landing gear company worldwide, supplying both the commercial and defence sectors of the Aerospace market with new landing gear systems and components, as well as aftermarket products and services. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of this programme, the employer will want to ensure that your knowledge and skills are kept up to date at all times. They will encourage you to take part in various training updates that may include Higher apprenticeships.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:



01623 900469

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000252935.

Apply now

Closes on Saturday 31 August

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