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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.

They machine 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.

Related Vacancies

Take a look below at our current vacancies. Can’t see what you are looking for? Complete a general application and our Recruitment Team will endeavour to match you up with an employer as new opportunities arise.

CNC Miller/Gear Cutter Apprentice

Fantastic opportunity to join Sovereign Gears. With over 80 years experience in manufacturing and providing Specialist Gears, we have built up an outstanding reputation for our quality products and services. We pride ourselves on standing fully equipped to provide you with first class manufacturing, technical and delivery services.

Annual Salary: £12,168

Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 13th September 2021

Electrical Workshop Apprentice

A fantastic opportunity working alongside some of the industry’s best technicians and engineers, to gain experience within the Lotus Sports Car Engineering function, supporting technicians in vehicle workshops, Test Operations and engineers for current products within the engineering workshops department.

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 12th September 2021

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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Ready to start your career? Apply to MGTS today to find your perfect Apprenticeship and earn while you learn with professional qualifications and training.