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Work Experience

We are pleased to confirm we have got our full quota of work experience students for 2017.  We are therefore unable to consider any work experience students until 2018.

Norbar welcomes any request from you to apply for a work experience placement. We are able to offer up to a one week work experience placement. The aim of our work experience placements is to offer you a broad understanding of what Engineering is about and will give you the opportunity to spend a small amount of time in most areas of the business to appreciate the broad engineering processes involved in our company.You will get to experience what working life is all about.

Your request for work experience should be made in writing enclosing an up to date CV and/or application form, which should be returned to the address below or emailed to

Human Resources Department
Norbar Torque Tools Ltd
Wildmere Road

OX16 3JU

You will be interviewed by a member of the Human Resource department.This interview should last no longer than 30 minutes.

After a successful interview we will endeavour to get back to you as quickly as possible to confirm whether we are able to accommodate your request.Please note that a placement will only be confirmed providing we have the necessary resource available for the entire duration of the placement.

A standard one weeks’ work experience structure runs from Monday to Friday, working 9.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday with a 30 minute break for lunch and 9.00am to 12 noon on Friday.Time will be spent in Calibration, Electronics Production, Product Realisation, Special Products, Customer Relations/Sales, Quality Control, Multipliers/CNC, Multipliers Gearbox and Assembly. We will consider requests to alter our standard schedule should you wish to concentrate on a particular area of Engineering.

At the end of the placement, you will receive detailed reports from each of the departments which you have spent time in including a list of learning outcomes and departmental comments.


“Norbar Torque Tools Ltd was the best work experience I could have possibly had.It opened my eyes into the world of manufacturing and its many intricacies.I got to see every aspect of the business from design to assembly to sales and I was very lucky to meet so many friendly people willing to help and advise me on the various options I was considering pursuing.Overall, I really value the experience given to me, and I would recommend trying to get work experience at this company for anyone interested in manufacturing or engineering, or really anyone who wants to see the inner workings of a successful, innovative, competent and above all, friendly business.”

Theo – work experience student 2014

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