Ashe manufactures 80% of machine parts in-house in their machine shop.
You will be trained by a senior machinist and at the end of the apprenticeship should be competent in the art of machining.
- Using manual lathes and milling machines
- Machining components out of mild steel and aluminium to engineering drawings
- Cutting material
- Reading and learning understanding drawings
- Working on and using manual milling machines
- Working and using manual lathes for turning round components
- Using and learning measurement instruments such as verniers and micrometers
- Drilling and taping hols
- Drilling and reaming holes
- Face machining
- End machining
- General working in a machine ship environment
There is an opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship for a full time position for the right person(s).
Ashe offer clean and friendly working conditions. This is an opportunity to learn a trade. Overtime may be needed. You will be attending West Suffolk College 2 days a week for the first year, then 1 day per week following that.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
- Able to follow instructions
- Basic engineering capability
- Willing to listen and learn
- Mechanically minded
- Punctual and reliable
- Hard working
GCSE Grade 5/C+, equivalent or above in maths and English is essential.
Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship.