Cutting Edge (Latchingdon) Limited

Precision Engineer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Cutting Edge (Latchingdon) Limited (Employer)

Colchester Institute (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,040.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9.00 am - 5.00pm (although other hours could be made available). Hours are negotiable - between 30 and 40 hours per week.
42 months (duration)
17 October 2022(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
7 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprentice CNC turner along with general tasks within the company such as packing, dispatching and filing. You will work towards a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Helping to program and run new CNC lathe.
  • General tasks within the company such as packing, dispatch and filing.
  • Ordering materials.
  • Deburring.
  • Helping to set and run CNC milling machines.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will be working towards the Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship standard:

Qualifications include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).
  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge).
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge).

College attendance will be at the Colchester Institute - Colchester Campus one day per week during term time.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression within company - ultimately you could become a fully qualified engineer with the ability to run the company.

Reality Check

The bus service into Latchingdon is limited so please ensure that you consider how you would travel to work at this location.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
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