Apprentice Mechanical Setter / Operator

Liverpool Laser & Tube Ltd

IMPORTANT: This apprenticeship is only open to 16-24 year olds living in Knowsley. PLEASE NOTE: If you have been on the Knowsley Apprenticeship Programme previously you are unfortunately not eligible to apply. Please contact 0151 443 2261/2599 or email if you have any queries

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Weekly wage

National Minimum Wage for Age

Total hours per week

37 hours

Expected duration

3-4 Years

Possible start date

01 Sep 2020


  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship standard in Engineering
  • Machine Tool Setting and Operation
  • CNC Programming
  • CNC Laser cutting – both Sheet/Plate and Tube/Section applications
  • Metal Forming (CNC Press Brake)
  • Driver training and Operation of Forklift Truck (including licencing)
  • Academic Studies to BTEC Standard on a Day Release basis


Working week

Monday - Friday

37 hour per week

Date posted

30 Jul 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


2 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Innate mechanical aptitude and personal pride
  • Enthusiasm to succeed in a hi-tech manufacturing environment
  • The capacity to comprehend and utilise programmes of specialised training
  • The aptitude to adopt and incorporate new skills and practices


Qualifications required/predicted grade 4/C above in Maths and English

Personal Qualities

Ambition, an eagerness to learn and ultimately lead

Future Prospects

About the employer

Liverpool Laser and Tube Limited (LLT) is a specialist Engineering Company with interests in laser cutting, metal forming and fabrication on a subcontract basis.

A relatively new Business, established during March 2020, LLT intends to position itself at the forefront of subcontract laser manufacturing.

The three Directors of LLT are all Engineers by training, each having completed accredited apprenticeships themselves. Our own experience has strongly influenced our approach to Apprenticeships and has stimulated our desire to invest in our own Apprentice Training Programme.


Liverpool Laser & Tube Ltd

Training provider

A comprehensive training programme will be jointly undertaken by the Individual and LLT, fashioned to provide an in-house practical training programme backed by academic study to recognised standards. This programme is expected to be comprehensive in nature and between three and four years duration.

Training framework

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by


0151 443 2261/2599

Application instructions

Application form to be completed via the Knowsley Apprentice website

Application closing date: 10 Aug 2020

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