Apprenticeship information

Location Industry Salary Posted on Closing date
SandownEngineering£3.90 an hour or aboveMon, 03 June 2019Sun, 21 July 2019

Cut Laser Cut

We are a design manufacturing company with studios based in London and in Sandown on the Isle of Wight, we help clients from all over the world with top quality laser and CNC services, design work and fabrication. We specialise in creating customers ideas right from prototype stage through to production.  Our clients come from all different industries such as designers, artists, fashion designers, architects, engineers, manufacturers, retailers, marketing agencies as well as individuals and students.

The role of the Studio Apprentice is to provide help in the daily running of our busy and demanding creative studio, the main duties will include;  

  • Preparing drawings ready for the lasers and CNC
  • Design work and file amendments
  • Preparing materials
  • Learning how to operate laser and CNC machinery
  • Assisting with large production projects
  • Maintaining machines on a daily basis
  • Regular maintenance and servicing of hand tools
  • Helping assist with the maintenance and cleaning of the workshop and office
  • Hand finishing projects, such as painting, sanding, varnishing etc
  • Packing and preparing items for shipment
  • Assisting with mainland deliveries
  • Covering staff and operating machines as and when required
  • Covering office duties if required

We are looking for someone to provide an exceptional service to our clients.  Our deadlines can often be tight, therefore the ideal candidate will work well under pressure and be very organised. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential as well as a positive and approachable attitude.

Job Specification




Skills and Knowledge

Proficient IT Skills

Illustrator/CAD/ CorelDraw software knowledge

Skills and Abilities

An understanding of the design process.

An aptitude for physical work

Strong computer skills


Personal Attributes

A keen interest in the creative process

Practically minded

Strong communication skills

A can do attitude and keenness to get the job done

Excellent multi-tasking skills

A dynamic attitude

Team player

Enthusiastic and friendly

Efficient and thorough


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