Engineering Operative Apprentice KENT PERFORMANCE CAMS LTD

Kent Performance Cam's have an exciting opportunity for a two Engineering Operative's level 2 apprentice to join their team, based in Folkestone.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8.00am and 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Whilst working with a skilled machinist, training will be provided to include:

  • Carrying out light machining duties including the use of cylindrical, surface and centreless grinding machines  
  • Carrying out light machining duties to include the use of manual lathes, milling machines and various small machine shop process operations
  • Accessing information such as component drawings and technical data
  • Using mechanical and electrical measuring equipment
  • Inspecting and QC reporting
  • Contributing to a safe working environment, by adhering to Health and Safety processes including abrasive wheel regulations and manual lifting training

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Qualification 
  • Maths/English at Functional Skills level 2 if required 
  • 1 day per week at college, term time only. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


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

About the employer

At Kent Cams the difference is in the detail. That’s why we’re the manufacturer of choice to the worlds leading motosport engine builders. Our experience in the performance engine tuning industry helps maintain our position as the leading manufacturer and designer of motorsport camshafts in Europe. In virtually every form of powered sport (from World Touring Cars to Offshore power boats, Global Rallycross to WRC, Classic, Historic and Veteran to tractor pulling) there are competition engines currently benefiting from our precision grinding expertise.







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Training provider


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


Hope Smith


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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