Q1 Quorum Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Machinist manufacture precision components on a lathe or milling machine. A skilled Machinist has the ability to follow drawings and accurately replicate component parts that will keep a production plant running or which are sold to customers. Traditional machining utilises a manual lathe or milling machine, which usually requires continuous operator attention.
CNC machining refers to the automated machining process of shaping material, such as metal, wood or plastic, using a computer numeric control (CNC) machine. In contrast to a manual machine, CNC machining allows for multiple cutting actions to be completed automatically.
4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Math’s for a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
Lead Machinist, Production Supervisor, Production Manager.