Machinist / Turner Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Trelleborg Sealing Solution (Employer)

The University of Sheffield (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £157.70
38.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Manufacturing Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Machinist/Turner Apprentice to work with the large machining and CNC Machining departments. To gain world class experience working on a wide range of machines from manual turning lathes and vertical borers, semi-automated and fully automated CNC machines with a range of processes and applications in between.


Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Use and interpret engineering data and documentation such as engineering drawings and technical data
  • Be able to set up, operate and adjust/edit equipment settings as applicable to the machine tool being used
  • Be able to produce, prove and/or edit programmes
  • Be able to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification
  • Be able to work with little supervision, take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work produced
  • Be proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improving the business

Future Prospects

  • Additional training will be provided to the successful candidate as required

Reality Check

  • The position will require full apprenticeship training via the AMRC
  • You must also have the right to work and have been resident in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for 3 years prior to commencing employment

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills with acute attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to use initiative, and work in a team environment

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Helpful
  • Committed

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSE Grades 9-5 (A*-C) including mathematics, English and Science, plus 2 additional GCSE

And either:

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering with 120 credits at distinction merit level; or equivalent qualifications such as Cambridge Technicals


  • A minimum of two A-Levels at Grade B or above, including a mathematical based subject and a Science, Technology, Engineering or an additional Mathematics related subject


  • EAL Diploma - Distinction

Training Provided

Engineering Manufacturing Technician Higher Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 4 years training to be provided by the AMRC Training Centre
  • Degree obtained through University of Sheffield
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