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Job description

TK engineering are offering a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate to start their careers as an apprentice engineer. Our work is seldom straight forward, but never boring! Setting up machines prior to production as well as monitoring and correcting them as needed.

The successful applicant, with support from their mentor and the college, you will be trained in their role in:

The successful applicant, with support from their mentor and the college, you will be trained in their role in:

  • Milling and turning
  • Both conventional
  • CNC
  • Grinding
  • Gear cutting

Most importantly you will be taught to think for yourself, and to have the confidence to take on a customer problem, then to give them a working answer.

All TK’s engineers are multi-skilled, as we seldom know where the next job will arrive from, and what resources it will demand.

You will be given all necessary support to succeed and hopefully be excited to be part of a dynamic hard working cohesive engineering team.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 03/08/2024

Possible start date: 02/09/2024

Employer information

TK Engineering & Gearcutting (TK) is a precision engineering company with a specialisation in gearcutting. Established in 1981 TK based in New Basford, provides a sub contract design, manufacturing and repair facility to a wide range of customers throughout the UK.

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Reference number VAC1000261569
Working week Monday - Thursday, 7.00am to 4.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 1.00pm.
Total hours per week: 39
Expected duration 42 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Machining Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £12,979.20 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).