Engineering Apprenticeship - Tool Maker JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED
As an Apprentice Tool Maker you will have the responsibility to deal with routine maintenance, break downs, design changes and new tooling projects in our Tool Maintenance room. You will work towards a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard.
Closing date: 16 Jan 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37.0
Possible start date
23 Jan 2023
03 Oct 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
As a Tool Setter at Jenks & Cattell Engineering, you will have the responsibility to set press tools in a safe and efficient manner with a focus on active improvement of the setting process, reduce set up times and record and feedback any tooling issues of production. The candidate will have to work closely with operations, production and quality control team managers, so excellent communication skills are essential. On a daily basis, the candidate will work in the factory in our on-site tool room and will set, form and amend any tools used to create our metal parts suitable and specific for our customers’ requirements. The tools used will be suitable for a wide range of industries including automotive, white goods and electrical. Ideally, the candidate will have an interest and understanding of the engineering environment as well as understanding metal presswork and tooling operations. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will have the option to do a duel role or specialise in either Tool Making or Tool Setting after learning both skills.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
L3 Engineering Technician Standard:
After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance
- Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There may be a permanent position after successful completion of this apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C (4-9)) Essential
About the employer
JENKS & CATTELL ENGINEERING LIMITED
CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COLLEGE
Level 3 (A level)
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