PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional CNC Machinist Apprentice for our client, Pressco in Portsmouth. If you want to develop a career in engineering and are interested in machining, this apprenticeship could be ideal for you!
As a Machinist Apprentice, you will learn how to programme, set and operate CNC machinery for industrial applications. Use engineering drawings and following standard operating procedures to manufacture precision parts for the Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial sectors.
As a Machinist Apprentice, your job will entails being able to receive and check materials to ensure that all raw materials are available and correct . You will be using engineering drawings and technical specifications to set and operate the machinery.
This a process driven environment using the proven techniques, including applying work holding arrangements utilising specialist tooling. You will be learn how to programme, set and operate modern CNC equipment as well as set and operate manual mills and lathes. You will plan how to complete milling operations, programming data into CNC Mills and Lathes using chucks, fixtures and vices.
As you gain experience you will take responsibility for adjusting a range of machining parameters to maximise machining outcomes producing products with a high degree of accuracy and finish, ensuring quality standards are achieved. You will use conventional mechanical measuring equipment including Vernier’s, Micrometre’s to check that work is correct.
At Pressco Precision Engineering we have an extensive customer base including well-established blue chip companies, and young start-up businesses who require support to bring new products to market. We work with the following sectors: Automotive, Defence, Medical, Marine, Transport, Environmental and Commercial.
- Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
- 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
- Free parking on site
- Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
- Overtime available
- There could be a permanent position for the right candidate on completion of your apprenticeship.
Training to be provided
This position is offered as an apprenticeship and you will be completing a Level 3 Engineering qualification. You will be employed directly by the client but be support every step of the way by PETA.
Throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship you will be required to attend PETA’s Havant training center for off-the-job training. The majority of skills development training in years 2, 3 and 4 will be completed with your employer at your place of work.
You will be employed whilst you are completing your apprenticeship this will include 18 months of day release training at PETA Ltd where you will complete your Level 2 (Foundation Competence) qualification. This will include:
- Preparing and using Manual Turning Machines
- Preparing and using Manual Milling Machines
- Preparing and using CNC Milling Machines
- Preparing and using CNC Turning Machines
- Using fitting and assembly Techniques.
- Producing Mechanical Engineering Drawings using a CAD System
- Conducting business improvement activities
- You will also complete the Level 2 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Technical Knowledge).
You will then pass through the foundation Gateway and progress onto your Level 3 development programme and complete:
Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) delivered in the workplace by your PETA Learning & Development Coach. During this time you will be day released for 24 months to complete a Technical certificate (Level 3) as part of your advanced apprenticeship standard. This will be the Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge).
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