CNC Machinist Apprentice NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Portsmouth , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £13000.00 per annum

  • Posted : 12-08-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

We are looking to source an exceptional Engineering CNC Machining Apprentice for our client, Pressco. If you want to become a highly skilled machinist manufacturing complex, precision parts and components from specialist materials using CNC machine tools this is the role for you.

The Opportunity: 

As a CNC machining engineering apprentice, this programme will form part of our succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. This will start by learning how to work safely, efficiently and use technical information. You will also learn how to use manual lathes and Mills, CNC lathes and mills as well as use hand fitting and assembly skills. Additionally you will learn how to use Computer Aided Design systems and undertake improvement activities.


When your formal CNC machining  engineering apprenticeship starts you will be paid and day-released to PETA in Havant for the duration of your programme.

You will go on to complete a Level 3 Technical Diploma and NVQ.

Overall duration 48 months

Day to Day:

  • You will learn how to check materials before starting work
  • As a CNC machining engineering apprentice you will become competent using technical information
  • Learn how to set up a range of workholding devices including chucks, fixtures and vices
  • As a CNC machining engineering apprentice you will learn how to programme, set and operate CNC machinery
  • You will learn how to complete milling and turning operations
  • As a CNC machining engineering apprentice, you will learn how to adjust a range of machining parameters to produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • You will gain experience manufacturing parts to a high degree of accuracy and finish
  • As a CNC machining engineering apprentice, you will learn how to use a range of measuring equipment


  • 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

Additional Information

Mon – Thurs 08.00 – 17.00 - Friday 08.00 – 14.30 (40 hrs)

Essential Skills

2 GCSE's at grade C or above in Maths and English

  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated.
  • You will possess good communication skills
  • You will be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future development

Desired Skills

  • You will have a good level of manual dexterity
  • Demonstrate an interest in mechanical engineering
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will be an asset
  • You will need to be able to learn through instruction and experience

About Company

Pressco is a small and friendly plastic injection moulding and machining company. We want to share our expertise with the next generation of moulding technicians. We value teamwork, application and enthusiasm. You are going to part of our future, so we want to help you reach your full potential and achieve your personal development goals.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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