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Machinist

Create, install, maintain and repair metal products, including machinery and equipment in factories.

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Information & Requirements

Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work.

Theymachine components from specialist materials using conventional and / or CNC machine tools.

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Career Paths

The machinist qualification can lead to roles such as CNC Machine Operator, CNC Setter, CNC Wire and Spark Erosion Setter and Quality Engineer.

The skills gained will be useful in many different industries from Aerospace to Car Manufacturing, so you may be able to specialise in one area or move between them as your experience grows.

Your employer may offer opportunities to progress onto a higher apprenticeship or advance to gain a degree level qualification.

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Our Clients

MGTS has built long-standing relationships with some of the biggest names in industry, providing apprenticeship training for the next generation of the workforce, and upskilling experienced staff. Our clients include:

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