Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

This apprenticeship has been designed to develop the understanding and experience of the apprentice who will then train to become an operator/setter/ programmer of CNC Milling/Turning Machines and to produce a range of components to customer specifications.

What you will do in your working day

  • Understanding Engineering Drawings and basic manufacturing techniques.
  • Work as a Team on a project set by the HR & Technical Trainers.
  • Departmental Placements within Nylacast, which will give apprentices a good understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental issues that arise whilst working within Quality, Inspection and Machine shops.

The training you will be getting

  • City and Guilds Machining technician Level 3 Advanced apprenticeship.
  • This course will be delivered as a day release.
  • Awareness of engineering standards and regulations: British Standards (BS); International Organisation for Standardisation standards (ISO); European Norm (EN); Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The apprentice can advance from an operator role to become a machine setter and finally a CNC machine programmer. Successful completion of the apprenticeship modules may result in the offer of a full-time position as a CNC engineer. This is providing the apprentice works within the company rules and guidelines which will be explained during their induction.

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