Batchflow Engineering Ltd

CNC Machining Apprentice


Batchflow Engineering Ltd

Training Provider:


Annual wage £10,140.00
39.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday - 07:30 - 16:30 and Friday - 07:30 - 12:30.
duration: 42 months
start: 2 September 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Manufacture(Craft and Technician) (apprenticeship standard)
2 July 2019 (application closing date)
Excellent opportunity to join a family owned business with over 30 years' experience of supplying precision machined components to a variety of industries (including Motor Sport, Defence, Automotive), utilising the latest CNC equipment and a highly skilled workforce.


Interested in starting your engineering career with a Precision Engineering company supplying the Motor Sport, Defence and Automotive Sectors? This could be the perfect role for you.

This is a 42 month apprenticeship resulting in a Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering. The first year will be spent at Midland Group Training Services in Redditch learning core practical and theoretical elements of the role.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To complete a programme of training to be conducted within the Company’s Machining department
  • To become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of machine tools including, but not restricted to, conventional and CNC turning, milling and grinding
  • Fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand tools
  • Produce machined parts by setting up and operating a CNC machine, maintaining quality and safety standards, keeping records, maintaining equipment and supplies
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs
  • To actively participate in your own development plan - this will be agreed with the line manager and the assessor from the training provider

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be an opportunity to become a full-time CNC Machinist.

Reality Check

The first year of training is at MGTS in Redditch (B98 8NN) so travel is essential. Mon - Thu 08:00 - 16:00, Fri 08:00 - 12:00.

This role is mainly manufacturing small-medium sized production jobs, so repetition of product can be a major factor, depending on the size of the job.

Skills Required

  • Computer literate
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to train and learn new skills

Qualities Required

  • Self-motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Determination to succeed

Qualifications Required

We are seeking applications from candidates who have, or are predicted to gain, 5 GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications). Grades must be A*-C / 9-5 for Maths and A*-C / 9-4 for English, Science and two other subjects.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Advanced Level Engineering Manufacture Apprenticeship Framework
  • Level 2 Units x 10 to be achieved in first year
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining
  • Functional Skills, if required
  • Equality & Diversity
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • LEAN Manufacturing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering - Machining

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