Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd

Machining Advanced Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd (Employer)

Sunderland Engineering Training Association Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
42 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
24 positions available
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our engineering apprenticeships are a launchpad for a career in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. Apprentices initially learn their skills at Seta’s own workshop facilities in Washington where they gain practical experience for use in the workplace.


You will learn practical skills in:

  • Hand Fitting
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • CNC Machine Tools
  • CNC Milling and Turning

You will learn technical skills in:

  • Engineering Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Engineering Materials
  • Inspection and Quality
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Technical Drawing

Future Prospects

The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion.

Reality Check

Applicants will be required to undertake an initial aptitude assessment.

Skills Required

  • A strong interest in how things work
  • A desire to work hard and be challenged – every day

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication to learning and study

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English Language and a science

Training Provided

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship is typically a 42 month programme. The first ten months is spent in the Training Centre following various aspects of Engineering Skills to NVQ Level 2 followed by NVQ Level 3 in the employer’s premises
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is a BTEC Level 3 Diploma
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