Join our dynamic team as an apprentice at Advanced Display Solutions, and immerse yourself in the world of plastic fabrication and large format digital printing. This is a unique opportunity to master a diverse skill set in a hands-on learning environment.

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

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Advance Display Solutions is on the lookout for a dedicated Apprentice Machinist to become a key player in our dynamic team. This full-time, position not only promises a clear path for career advancement but also offers the opportunity to significantly influence the company's future.

The ideal candidate will embark on a Machining Technician apprenticeship, with the unique chance to delve into plastic fabrication and digital printing. You'll engage in a diverse range of tasks including:

  • Line bending
  • Creating point-of-sale displays
  • Signage production
  • Digital printing mastery
  • CNC machine operation and programming (experience with Vectric is a plus)
  • Vinyl cutting and application, including printing and wrapping
  • Prototyping innovative designs
  • Vacuum forming techniques
  • Toolmaking expertise
  • Proficiency in CAD/CAM operations
  • Utilising Adobe Illustrator for design purposes

If you're driven, eager to learn, and ready to contribute to the growth of Advance Display Solutions, we encourage you to apply and take the first step towards shaping your future and ours.

We reserve the right to close applications earlier than the specified closing date.

The training you will be getting

You'll be studying at the Innovation & Technology, one day a week at Milton Keynes College for the Machining Apprenticeship. 

Throughout your apprenticeship you'll get:

  • Expert mentors / trainers who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Hands-on learning, who will give you real-world feedback 
  • Modern facilities with ample access to tech equipment and resources and much more!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start their career in this industry and a full-time position will be available for the right apprentice.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills


GCSE or equivalent Five GCSEs including maths & English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Advance Display Solutions Ltd are acrylic fabricators and manufacturers of point-of-sale displays who, for over 22 years have been providing innovative and eye-catching design solutions to a wide range of customers, many of whom are high profile organisations.




Unit F, Lyon Road, Bletchley

Milton Keynes


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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

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Jul 2024