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Apprenticeship Level 3 Toolmaking

Apprenticeship Level 3 Toolmaking



L3 Tool Making


Engineering is an exciting, ever-evolving industry that opens up a huge range of career options for employees Toolmakers are amongst the most highly skilled workers in manufacturing. This apprenticeship will provide the practical skills needed to help your business deliver projects with precision and accuracy.


  • Working with 2D and 3D computer-aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM)
  • Marking out the tool design on the ‘stock’ or casting following engineering drawings
  • Cutting and shaping the part using a combination of lathes, presses, grinders and cutting machines, which are frequently computer controlled
  • Checking the tool’s dimensions with precision measuring instruments like micrometers, gauges and co-ordinate measuring machines (CMM)
  • Carrying out basic machine maintenance.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject or relevant work experience depending on the employer

Mode of Study

Day Release

Course Features

Level 3



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