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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.

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineering Apprentice

The purpose of the apprenticeship scheme is to develop a highly qualified and trained Engineering Technician. On successful completion of the four year programme, the individual will be awarded the Apprenticeship Standard for an Engineering Technician (Level 3) and a Higher National Certificate in Engineering (Level 4).

Annual Salary: £17,888

Hours: 36 per week, Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm. Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm Whilst at training provider

Closing Date: 14th April 2024

Engineering Apprentice

Excellent opportunity for two intelligent and committed individuals to join Thorlux Lighting, a highly successful company that designs, manufactures and supplies professional lighting from its technically sophisticated facilities in Redditch.

Annual Salary: £15,519

Hours: 36.25 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 14th April 2024

Engineering Apprentice

HYMATIC Engineering (part of the Honeywell global organisation) is looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our highly skilled team. Throughout our Apprenticeship Scheme you will work alongside qualified and experienced Honeywell Business Professionals and Engineers to develop your engineering skills whilst undertaking part time academic studies.

Annual Salary: £15,700

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Fridays 8:00am – 12:00pm

Closing Date: 14th April 2024

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.