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Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker XL Refrigerators Ltd

Fabrication of light gauge stainless steel along some mild steel to produce high quality displays.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8 hour shifts to be confirmed, includes unpaid breaks.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As an apprentice, no previous experience is necessary as you will be trained in key areas of:

  • Fabrication
  • Welding
  • Working from drawings
  • Operation of multiple machines
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Following & adhering to safe working procedures

Must be able to work as part of a team, as well as independently, therefore able to use their own initiative and take their own responsibility for time management.

This apprenticeship is a great opportunity for any candidate that is keen to build a career in the sheet metal fabrication industry and become a competent fabricator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills and basic numeracy required.

Personal qualities

Must be able to work as part of a team, as well as independently, therefore able to use their own initiative and take their own responsibility for time management. Good time keeping in respect of punctuality and reliability and a good eye for detail.

Desired qualifications

Should have GCSE or equivalent Maths and English A*-C/9-4.

Future prospects

Further potential to progress onto the Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Above the minimum apprentice rate but to be reviewed on appointment. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit:

Must be able to attend Printworks Campus 2 days per week.

About the employer

Manufacturer of both refrigerated and heated food display and storage cabinets for the retail sector.


XL Refrigerators Ltd


Kent Road


LS28 9LS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Leeds City College

Engineering Operative (Fabrication and Welding) Level 2.

12 months plus 3 months EPA.

This apprenticeship will be delivered through a mixture of college and work based learning.

Successful candidates will attend our Printworks Campus two days per week to learn the skills/ knowledge required to be successful within this role.

They will also receive a visit once a month in their place of work from their assessor, where delivery will take place on a one to one basis.

In addition learners will need to be allocated 20% of their contracted hours per week to concentrate on any development activities set.

Functional Skills qualifications (If required):

  • Functional Skill in English
  • Functional Skill in Maths

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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