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Apprentice Engineer TUFFTRUK LIMITED

We are looking for an enthusiastic Engineering Apprentice to join an award-winning company designing and manufacturing a range of walk-behind mini dumpers. This is a great opportunity with the potential for permanent employment on completion.

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

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The actual wage will consider any prior experience and academic achievement and is competitive.

    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

    40 hours per week Monday – Friday, start/finish times may vary depending on business need but will be day time, e.g. 8.30am-5pm. Your working time will include time spent completing off-the-job training and college attendance.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role involves the Manufacture of components and will include;

  • using a CNC lathe
  • assembly of products using a range of hand tools and specific assembly jigs
  • MIG welding of components and assemblies prior to Powder coating or Zinc plating
  • Health & Safety training throughout
  • Any other duties that befit your role or will enhance your learning throughout the apprenticeship

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Advanced Apprenticeship in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is excellent potential for permanent employment on the successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Enthusiastic, An interest in Engineering


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any 2 or more subjects (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Pass or above) Desired

Things to consider

We are located within walking distance of both Leek Town centre and the bus station however, please consider how you will get to work each day. Workwear will be provided.

About the employer

Tufftruk is an award-winning company in the design and manufacture of a range of walk-behind mini dumpers.




Unit 5, Prince Street Business Park

Prince Street


ST13 6DB

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022