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CNC Machining Apprenticeship (Bedlington) Barrington Metalworks

This is an excellent opportunity to become a CNC machinist. This role is aimed at school leavers (year 11 or 6th form) who wish to start a fabulous career in engineering

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

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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, times yet to be agreed

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This fantastic opportunity is with an established business in Bedlington; Northumberland. This apprenticeship will provide a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to learn a vast array of engineering skills associated with a CNC machining workshop.

Tasks will include:

  • They will produce a range of complex components, using a variety of materials for use in a number of industrial sectors, typically offshore oil and gas
  • This Level 3 CNC machining apprenticeship will teach the apprentice the many skills associated with a CNC machinist. It will include turning, milling and various other machining activities
  • After a period of time the apprentice will then work on the latest high tech CNC equipment
  • They will eventually be responsible for planning and programming the machines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping, the ability to take on board information in a variety of formats and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and team leaders
  • Have a proven interest in the working environment and want an apprenticeship
  • Motivated willingness to learn and have a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • The candidate must have at least 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade 4 / C or above including Maths & English Language
  • Please note that Level 2 Adult Literacy and Level 2 Adult Numeracy will not be accepted.  This is due to the apprenticeship framework requirements
  • This can suit a candidate who is currently studying GCSEs / A Levels. 

Future prospects

  • An opportunity to be part of a growing and professional company

About the employer

If you're looking for precision engineers for machining and fabrication services in Northumberland, get in touch with us today. At Barrington Metalworks Ltd, we offer comprehensive metalwork services, such as profile cutting, precision machining, welding, fabrication and more. We use the latest technology and high-end equipment to provide top-quality and bespoke services. Our pricing is competitive and our services are extremely reliable and impeccable. From architecture to automobiles, we serve a wide range of industries. Call us today to discuss your requirements.


Barrington Metalworks


Stephenson Way


NE22 7DL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne North Training Ltd

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) - 36 weeks practical training in the college workshops
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge) - 1 year 1 day per week .
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge) - 2 years 1 day per week .

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

The link will take you to our engineering applications page simply follow the prompts.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Jun 2022