Machining Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
This specialist occupation is found in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) sector. As a Machining Technician, you will produce complex and precision-machined products that are typically used in machinery, including aeroplanes and vehicles.
AME includes the Aerospace, Automotive, Maritime Defence, Nuclear and Construction sectors. You will learn how to use a variety of equipment, including centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, to produce components from metal or specialist materials. You will interpret information, set up, operate and adjust machine tool settings. In addition, this role involves inspecting machinery, reporting issues and supporting improvement activities.
Depending on the type of organisation you are working for, you may be required to work at height and/or work shifts within a manufacturing environment.
Example Job Roles:
There are a number of specialist roles within this sector including:
• Centre lathe turner
• Machinist technician
• Cnc horizontal borer
• Cnc machinist programmer
• Cnc vertical borer
• Gear cutter and grinder
• Horizontal borer
• Precision engineer
You will complete a minimum 20% off-the-job training, securing both theoretical and practical skills.
Your End Point Assessment (EPA) will include a project with a presentation and questioning, together with a professional discussion and portfolio.
For general enquiries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Future career and study opportunities
Apprenticeships provide you with on-the-job training, while you gain crucial qualifications. On completion of this programme you will able to develop and advance your career in this exciting industry by either progressing onto a higher level apprenticeship or into employment.
If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email email@example.com or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.