CNC Machining Apprentice TECHNI LTD

We are expanding and would like to support future talent by training them to be part of our growing business. If you have a passion for engineering, a can-do attitude and proactively use your initiative then we look forward to hearing from you. We look after all of our employees with a range of benefits, events and wellbeing days.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There will performance reviews to discuss progressive pay scales throughout the apprenticeship.

    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 – Friday 8.30am – 5pm (half an hour unpaid lunch) on work place days 9am - 4pm on College days Timetabling for College days will be confirmed prior to starting at College.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To operate CNC machinery accurately and efficiently to produce component parts to the required production standards.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Working and operating all machines safely in line with the company’s H&S policy
  • Load/unload the machines
  • Be able to programme machines
  • Be able to set machines
  • Be able to operate machines
  • Measure components using standard measuring equipment
  • Read drawing features that are being manufactured
  • React to non-conforming parts that are produced / problem solve
  • Change inserts/tooling as and when necessary
  • Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing self and other by working in a safe environment
  • Ensure materials are ready and by the machine when setting up a component
  • Keep working areas and floors clean and free from oils and swarf
  • Keep machines clean
  • Report/identify any consumable items that need re-ordering
  • Loading/unloading finished components/raw materials as and when required
  • Checking goods inwards from external processing
  • Part marking
  • Packing finished components (bagging)
  • Assembly work
  • Picking raw material from the warehouse (Unit8)
  • To be part of continuous improvement
  • Report any problems to the setters
  • Progress and work towards objective from your Personal Development Plan
  • Complete other duties as assigned from time to time as required by the business

The training you will be getting

You will be learning the skills knowledge and behaviours to achieve the CNC Machining pathway within the Level 3 Engineering Technician, gaining a full Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard;

Engineering technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

This will be delivered as 3 days in College (during term time) and then the remainder of the working week will be in the workplace. The hours will be 9am - 4pm during College days and then the workplace setting hours will be 8.30 am to 5pm (half hour unpaid unpaid lunch.)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship we would look to fully employ the candidate, as a CNC Operator, progress to Setter and/or Programmer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Site Safety Awareness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or C and above) Essential

Things to consider

If we have the right person then we are happy to support any training, we need someone who is invested, interested and has a can-do attitude. It is a practical, hands on job.

About the employer

Techni is a Design, Development and Manufacturing specialist for the mobile refrigeration and air compressor industry who distribute globally through our international companies in the UK, Spain and USA. We have been running for 13 years and have experienced a period of growth over the last few years. We are very friendly and supportive, have casual dress and a relaxed atmosphere.








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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


Jules Rhodes

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering 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

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