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 BRAND NEW 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 Purchasing Department. Working as part of a team of purchasing professionals involved in commercial negotiations and managing purchasing orders and contracts in a range commodities and areas.

As a Purchasing Apprentice, the role will include a development programme that will provide an introduction to purchasing, gradually exposing you to purchasing systems, purchasing support activities, through to undertaking simple purchases, before progressing to higher value and more complex purchases. You will have exposure to various purchased commodities to provide you with an understanding across a broad range of suppliers.

Upon completion of your apprenticeship, you will also study towards an appropriate level of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).


An opportunity has become available for an apprentice to work within our HSE and Facilities Team. Reporting to both the HSE and Facilities Managers, the role will involve the following:

  • Collection of weekly and monthly KPI information
  • Completion of site safety audits, risk assessments, COSHH assessments, PUWER assessments, workplace safety inspections
  • Maintain and update databases relating to monthly reports and accident statistics
  • Monitoring any renovations, refurbishments, and building projects
  • Plan and schedule PPM activities
  • Ensuring that basic facilities are well maintained and conducting proactive maintenance

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

  • IT
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • 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.