Falkland Engineering

Engineering Apprentice - Toolmaker


Falkland Engineering

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Weekly wage £185.00
37.0 hours per week To be confirmed at interview.
duration: 42 months
start: 8 July 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Manufacture(Craft and Technician) (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 June 2019 (application closing date)
This vacancy is for an Tool Making Apprentice based in Burnley, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.


Tool Making Apprentice roles will include:

  • As a tool making and machining apprentice you will be working from complex engineering drawings
  • Situated in a fully equipped tool making room you will be required to produce precision tools and holding devices alongside refurbishing worn parts
  • These tools and holding devices will be utilised to cut, shape and form metals and other materials in the manufacture of our products
  • This role involves all types of machining, bench fitting and electrical connection of hot runners

Future Prospects

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment.

They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer. 

Skills Required

  • Good attention to detail
  • A technical mind
  • Analytical
  • Ability to use initiative to think through problems and find solutions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to think outside the box, curious and innovative

Qualities Required

  • Must possess an interest in engineering
  • Motivated and committed individual
  • Good time keeping
  • Strong work ethic

Qualifications Required

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C (4-9) or above including English, maths. Science and Technology is desirable. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable.

Training Provided

  • Technical Certificate, Level 3 e.g. City and Guilds 2800 or BTEC Diploma
  • Functional Skills, Level 2 in mathematics, English, ICT and ICT if needed.
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities SEMTA Apprenticeship in Engineering Framework (Once all elements are completed and learners portfolio has passed Internal Verification)
  • Abrasive Wheels (Only for learners that are based in centre for year 1)
  • OSH Working Safely (Only for learners that are based in centre for year 1)
  • Level 3 Qualification in Engineering

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