Engineering Technician Apprentice

Rochling Engineering Plastics

6, Bowden Hey Rd, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0QZ, SK23 0QZ

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 20 June 2024


We are one of the UK's leading manufacturers for precision machined plastic components. Our products are supplied into diverse applications including ventilators, Formula 1, vaccination production, life sciences, oil, gas, defence and aerospace.

Annual wage
£16,640 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Engineering technician (level 3)
Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.30pm, 40 hours per week including time spent at college.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 6 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

You will study the Engineering Technician level 3 apprenticeship standard, Mechanical Manufacturing Pathway.

You will attend college weekly at the Leek Campus, college transport is available, spending time in the engineering workshop, CAD / CAM suites learning with other apprentices.

Where you’ll work

6, Bowden Hey Rd, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak SK23 0QZ

SK23 0QZ


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 or above)
  • Maths (grade 4/C or above)
  • Science or Scientific discipline (grade 4/C or above)

Desirable qualifications

BTEC or equivalent in:

  • Engineering or Technical Subject (grade Pass or above)

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
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Reliable
  • An interest in the industry
  • Ability to learn from peers
  • A desire to learn

Other requirements

Please consider how you will get to work each day.

About this company

Precision machined components in high performance plastics. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

There is an option to attend further specialised training (with machine OEM's). 

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Apprenticeships Team


The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259599.

Apply now

Closes on Friday 30 August

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