CNC Machine Operator / Engineer Apprentice (Ref Ash-0002-24). TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Machining Apprenticeship within a Precision Engineering company specialising in the CNC manufacture of metal & plastic components used extensively in Scientific Instruments & Specialist Automotive Vehicle manufacture. The apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Machining Technician qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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

    Monday - Thursday only (Friday is a non working day). 7.00am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255311

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Machining Technician Apprenticeship

We have an apprenticeship vacancy within a Precision Engineering company specialising in the CNC manufacture of high quality metal and plastic components used extensively in Scientific Instruments and Specialist Vehicle manufacture. The apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Machining Technician qualification and their day to day work will include:

  • Learning how to run Mazak turn mill machines (SQT/Int 100/Int 200) and setting them up.
  • Longer term, learning how to program them in Mazatrol machines and use in Feature CAM
  • How to inspect the parts being made to a high standard and tight tolerances, working to complex technical drawings. Finishing parts to a good standard, (e.g. deburring etc).
  • Programming and operating of CNC Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM).
  • Reading, understanding, and interpreting engineering drawings, including tolerancing, and surface finish requirements.
  • Using hand measuring instruments.
  • Obtaining, checking and using the appropriate documentation (such as job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation.)
  • Off-line programming including high end CAM systems.
  • Using mathematical techniques, formulae and calculations within the technical support environment.
  • Producing technical documentation that contains all the relevant and necessary data and information required for the technical support activity being carried out.
  • Presenting the technical documentation in the required format
    ensure that codes, symbols and other references used in the technical documentation follows agreed uk/international conventions.
  • Saving and storing technical documentation in the correct format, location in accordance with organisational and / or customer requirements.
  • Carrying out assurance control procedures within an ISO9001 environment.
  • Carrying out full quality control procedures.
  • Developing effective business and / or customer relationships.
  • Contributing to the business by identifying possible opportunities for improving working practices, processes and / or procedures.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Machining Technician qualification.The apprentichip will be delivered on site through a mix of online sessions and meetings. Progress will be tracked through an online portfolio and work based learning will be recorded as evidence. 

The course will be concluded with an End Point assesment consiting of:

  • Professional discussion. 
  • Observations. 
  • Presentation of evidence.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is opportunity for the right candidate to move into full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent engineering (Grade pass) Desired

Things to consider

A driving license would be preferred but not essential. Some previous experience and /or a Level 2 qualification in Engineering would be an advantage but, again, is not essential.

About the employer

Training & Apprenticeships in Construction Ltd (TrAC) is a DfE approved Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency who will employ you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that you will be placed with a host employer but you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship but TrAC will employ you throughout, as well as continuing to support you into employment or further learning at the end of your apprenticeship.

Employer

TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

Address

Hamlin Way

Hardwick Narrows

King's Lynn

PE30 4NG

Contact

Duncan

Duncan@tracweb.co.uk

07909472711

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Training

Training provider

SEMESTER: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

follow the link to the ANA website and register. Any issues email Duncan@tracweb.co.uk

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jul 2024