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

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Machinist apprentice using CNC machine

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.

Engineering Technician Apprentice

Quartzelec are recruiting for an intelligent and capable apprentice to get involved in all aspects of engineering process within the rotating machines industry, with the opportunity to ultimately work within their Project Engineering department.

Annual Salary: £11,716

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 14th June 2021

Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

The role will offer the individual to get involved in all aspects of engineering process within the rotating machines industry. Machine shop activities, generator/motor build, mechanical fitting, electrical testing, CAD and engineering design are all areas in which you will gain experience and find your place.

Annual Salary: £11,716

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 13th June 2021

Engineering Apprentice – Food & Drink

Kraft Heinz are looking to recruit for two individuals to join their team of highly skilled engineers. During the apprenticeship you will be learning both mechanical and electrical engineering skills to implement the maintenance of the machinery and equipment to ensure the smooth continuous operation.

Annual Salary: £15,554

Hours: 39 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 21st June 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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