Apprentice machinist – HYDRA PERM CO LTD (LS13 4LY)

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Hydra-Perm-Co-Ltd is are looking for an apprentice machinist to join the team. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to start their career as an engineer. You will need to understand drawings to produce required parts.


  • Using a radal arm drill to machine castings to manufacture assemblies
  • Use milling machinines to prepare castings to specified measurements
  • Learning to understand drawings to produce required parts

About the Employer

Hydra-Perm-Co-Ltd is a 2nd generation family business established in 1991. We are a team of specialist hydraulic engineers providing bespoke products. Our client base spans many industries and sectors both nationally and internationally.

Training to be Delivered

  • Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Level 3
  • 42 months plus 3 months EPA

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning. Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus one day per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role. They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

Employers must satisfy themselves that apprentices are ready for their end point assessment. Apprentices must demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieved a minimum Level 2 English and maths
  • Satisfactory completion of the formal training plan agreed with the apprentice by the employer
  • Sufficient evidence in the form of a portfolio to allow the apprentice to consistently demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviours as described in the standard
  • Complete a minimum of 20% of their contracted hours allocated to off the job training

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development (final three months).  It will consist of a performance assessment in the workplace – logbook / portfolio of evidence. Knowledge/practical assessments and assignments.

These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in maths
  • + Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • + Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

This standard will meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

In addition above to also provide following training

  • Basic fault finding
  • Soldering
  • Reading circuit diagrams

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

Employer Name


Employer Address

LS13 4LY

Working Week

08:30- 17:00 Monday- Thursday 08:30- 16:00 Friday

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£9,754.68 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Patience

Future Prospects

Permantent position is available.

Date Posted


Leeds City College