Engineering Apprentice TEMLA LASER LTD

Temla is a young and developing company within the engineering industry with a passionate workforce helping to drive the company forward. We are looking for a likeminded, dedicated sales apprentice with a strong desire to learn, improve and succeed. Duties include: Read engineering drawings.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 flexible 37 hours. between 7:30 – 18:00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

During the apprenticeship, you will typically learn how to produce parts by programming, setting up and operating CNC laser fabrication machines. You will be required to work in a team, work to tight timescales, solve complex mathematical problems and communicate well with others.

You will gain the ability to do the following -

  • Read engineering drawings.
  • Work to tight drawing tolerances.
  • Be competent on all aspects of setting the machines.
  • Strong experience using measurement/inspection equipment.
  • The ability to load the feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • The ability to carry out deburring of machined components during production cycles ensuring minimal disruption to production.
  • Maintain work areas in a safe, clean and orderly manner.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering operative standard.

Year 1 - EAL L2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills) (Mandatory)

  • EAL AUEC2-005 (Hand Fitting) 5 weeks
  • EAL AUEC2-006 (Mechanical) 5 weeks (or can be milling, turning or welding)
  • EAL AUEC2-010 (Electrical) 5 weeks (or can be milling, turning or welding)
  • EAL AUEC2-004 (BIT) 1 week

End point assessment.

All training will be done on site in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Temla is part of a group of 3 companies in total, all of which have expanded considerably during the past 5 years, this expansion opens exciting job opportunities and progression to all staff members. The company has a young workforce with a driven attitude, it prides itself in creating a welcoming and positive environment to assist with staff development. The right candidate would be part of a great team of professionals.




Lambert Road



NE37 1QP

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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

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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