Apprentice CNC Machine Operator

ABC Mobility group

Derbyshire, DE55 7JR

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 30 May 2024


Summary

ABC Mobility Group are looking to take on 2 new apprentices to be part of the apprenticeship programme and be trained as a CNC Machinist with ongoing support. You will part of your position operate industrial machinery, which can include a hydraulic press, grinder, borer or overhead crane.

Annual wage
£14,196 a year

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

Training course
Machining technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Thursday, 7.00am - 3.30pm with a 20 minute paid break and half an hour for lunch (unpaid). Friday, 07:00 - 14:00 p.m. with a paid 20 minute break and no lunch.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

3 Years 6 Months

Positions available

2

Work

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 the 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 (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

Wood Street North Meadow Lane Ind Estate

Alfreton

Derbyshire

DE55 7JR

Training

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

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Your training course

Machining technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Comply with statutory health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with environmental, ethical and sustainability regulations and procedures: safe disposal of waste, re-cycling or re-use of materials and efficient use of resources.
  • Prepare and set up conventional or CNC machines.
  • Operate and adjust conventional or CNC machines.
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard identification processes and procedures in the work area.
  • Monitor, obtain and check stock and supplies, and complete stock returns.
  • Record information - paper based or electronic. For example, energy usage, job sheets, risk assessments, equipment service records, test results, handover documents and manufacturers' documentation, asset management records, work sheets, checklists, waste environmental records and any legal reporting requirements.
  • Read and interpret information. For example, data and documentation used to produce machined components.
  • Apply engineering, mathematical and scientific principles.
  • Plan and organise own work and resources.
  • Follow and apply inspection, quality assurance procedures and processes.
  • Select machining process.
  • Select and setup tooling and work holding devices.
  • Set and adjust machine operating parameters. For example, setting feeds and speeds for roughing and finishing operations, loading, proving and validating programs when using a CNC machine tool.
  • Apply machining operations and techniques to produce complex components with features. For example, parallel; stepped; angular diameters and faces; grooves; slots; recesses and undercuts; radii and chamfers; internal and external forms and profiles; reamed; bored; drilled and electro eroded holes; internal and external screw threads.
  • Measure and check components.
  • Select and check condition of tools and equipment. Identify issues, resolve and take action as needed.
  • Identify and action issues in the manufacturing process.
  • Apply fault-finding and diagnostic testing procedures to identify faults. Diagnose and resolve issues. Escalate issues.
  • Maintain the work area and return any resources and consumables.
  • Communicate with others verbally. For example, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Follow machine shut down, safe isolation, handover, start up or warm up procedures. Escalate issues.
  • Apply continuous improvement techniques. Devise suggestions for improvement.
  • Apply ethical principles.
  • Apply team working principles.
  • 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.

    Requirements

    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.

    Skills

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

    About this company

    Autochair vehicle adaptations and mobility driving aids since 1983 Born from one man's desire for greater independence, Autochair is a world leading supplier and manufacturer of vehicle adaptation products which have been making a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people for more than 35 years. It is our ambition to make car travel easy and accessible to all – whether as a driver or a passenger. Our product categories include lifts and hoists for the loading and stowage of mobility scooters and wheelchairs, driving accessibility aids to make it easier to control your vehicle, and car adaptations to make it easier to get in and out of a vehicle. Our products are available through the Motability scheme and private purchase – just talk to our friendly sales team and they will talk you through the options. Together our purpose is to change people’s lives, by improving their mobility through the understanding of their needs and the provision of appropriate solutions. Through the value we offer our customers, we look to build a profitable and sustainable business.

    https://www.autochair.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potentially full time employment upon completing apprenticeship successfully

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

    Leoni

    apprenticeships@wnc.ac.uk

    01623 900469

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000253757.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 31 August

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