Mazak Apprenticeships

A Mazak apprenticeship is a chance to join the world leader in machine tools and make a significant investment in both your future and the future of the organisation.

You'll have access to college education alongside hands-on involvement in the workplace with experienced members of staff that are willing to pass their knowledge on to the next generation. From the beginning of your apprenticeship, you will be paid a competitive apprenticeship salary and will obtain nationally recognised qualifications.

Whether you're currently at GCSE or A-Level, have left education and are looking for an exciting new challenge, a Mazak apprenticeship can provide you with the opportunity to develop a career in a number of different disciplines. The GCSE entry requirements are grades 4 in English and Science, and a grade 5 in Maths.



We are offering a Level 2 apprenticeship in Welding 

Due to an increase in demand for welding work inhouse, we are offering Engineering Operative Level 2 apprenticeships focused on welding. This is an 18 month to 2-year programme and has GSCE entry requirements of grade 3 or 4 in English and Maths.

Watch now a day in the life of a welding apprentice at Mazak!


We are also offering our 3 to 4 year Level 3 apprenticeships in the following areas:


Mechanical Assembly

Electrical Assembly

Sheet Metal



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprenticeship in Mazak’s Logistics Team.  Working as part of a team of Logistics professionals involved with inventory management and the planning of production and management of the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) computer system.

As a Logistics Apprentice, the role will include a development programme that will provide an introduction to all aspects of inventory management; gradually exposing you to Mazak’s business management systems and Logistics support activities.  In time you will become equipped with the learning and knowledge to improve our Logistics processes and be a Team Leader of the future.

Upon completion of your apprenticeship you will continue your studying to become an expert in best practice Logistics & Supply Chain Management.  This studying will be tailored to your chosen route and be an appropriate level of the Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) or similar degree level.



The Marketing Team has created an exciting Apprenticeship programme that will allow the right person to develop into an effective Marketing Assistant within a couple of years. You will be joining our team to support all of the promotional activities in the UK and throughout Europe. You’ll be working on events such as European exhibitions and open houses, digital marketing projects to include social media and websites, internal communications and sales support materials, and much more. 

You’ll be working on fascinating projects where you will develop a wide variety of marketing skills supported by a fantastic team to help you grow your business knowledge and experience. 


When the need arises, we also offer apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • IT
  • Finance
  • Purchasing
  • Business Administration


Mazak Apprentice Success

As well as our own Mazak Apprentice Awards, our apprentices are often recognised at both local and national level.

Worcester Group Training Association Awards

Chris Morris
Apprentice Champion of the Year
Arandeep Kallar
Engineering Endeavour Award
Zac Norton
Engineering Personal Development Award

Worcester Apprentice Awards

Beth Addis
Advanced Level Apprentice of the Year

Apprentice Plus Scheme

On the completion of a Mazak apprenticeship, one of three routes (Technical, Management, Shop Floor) is available depending upon key performance criteria which include college grades, NVQ completion within set timeframes, as well as attitude and conduct during the apprenticeship.


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For National Apprenticeship Week 2021, Gary Woodman from the Worcestershire LEP spoke with Mazak about the value of apprenticeships.

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