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Mansign Engineering Limited. June 1973 to June 1978
Apprenticeship Details
  • Five year indentured apprenticeship endorsed by the Nottingham And District Engineering Group Training Association.
  • In the college year 1974/75 I was awarded an merit award presented by the Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Committee.
  • Three years as an apprentice fitter/machinist. Experience gained in fitting techniques and the use of hand tools.
  • Operating and setting: Vertical and horizontal milling machines. Centre and capstan lathes. Surface and cylindrical grinders.
  • Machine setting for semiskilled operatives.
  • Site installation, commissioning and servicing.
  • Two years training in the drawing office. All aspects of drawing office practice were covered from design layouts through to detailing. Experience gained in the following areas:
  • Automotive assembly fixtures and tooling.
  • Special purpose machines.
  • Jig and tool design.
  • Six months training in the electrical department working on the control of special purpose machines. Experience gained in the following:
  • Equipment layout and enclosure design.
  • Schematic wiring diagrams.
  • Relay logic diagrams.
  • P.C.B. artwork.
  • Working for such companies as Rolls Royce, Chrysler, Ford, N.C.B., Demag, Becorit, Plessey and Metallifacture.

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