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What will I study on the course?

Units could include:

  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Preparing & proving CNC machine tool programs
  • Preparing and using CNC turning machines
  • Using and Interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Engineering Design

You and your employer will be given the opportunity to select additional unit that will help you gain the skills to progress within your organisation.

What jobs will I be trained for once I have finished this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship trains you for a variety of Toolmaker and Tool and Die
Maintenance Technician roles such as a Toolmaker (Manufacture) and
Toolmaker (Research and Development).

Advanced Apprenticeships entry requirements:

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC Training Centre and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 

How do I apply?
Once you have decided on which apprenticeship is for you and you have checked that you meet the entry requirements, the next step is to apply. 
You can do this on our website here.

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Shivan Morkar: from new recruit to degree apprentice

"At work I have been promoted from an Apprentice CNC Machinist into a staff role as a Manufacturing Engineer. It means I design fixtures and create numerical control (NC) programs for all the components that we machine in house."

Shivan Morkar: from new recruit to degree apprentice - William Cook Rail in Leeds.