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Engineering Operative Apprentices - Mechanical Pathway Aldridge Fabrications Ltd

Three engineering operative apprentices required to learn and perform a range of mechanical engineering duties including CNC machining, welding, blasting and sheet metal forming.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00am to 12.00pm on Fridays.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

This is a 15 months level 2 Engineering Operative Apprenticeship. You will be required to attend college one day per week for the duration of the training (at In-Comm Training Services Limited, in Aldridge, WS9 8UG) so please ensure you are able to travel to this site.

The job functions for this position include:

  • Flame Cutting
  • Plasma Cutting
  • CNC Machine operating and setting
  • Welding
  • Blasting
  • Machine minding
  • Sheet metal forming operations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No real engineering experience is necessary but you should be able to demonstrate you interest in engineering through school studies or hobbies etc.
  • Hardworking
  • Diligent
  • Good verbal and written communications

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Willingness to learn and achieve the qualification

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 4/C and above in English and maths, as a minimum

Future prospects

  • Full time position within the company with possible progression to level 3 in engineering

About the employer

Aldridge Fabrications has become a major supplier to some of the worlds leading brands of mining equipment and yellow goods.  Our facilities enable us to produce large individual fabrications or batches of small flamecut items.  We also have the ability to shotblast, paint, plasma cut and machine items.   All of this combined with over 50 years of fabrication experience dealing with finished weights – ranging from 5 kgs to 70 tonnes makes Aldridge Fabrications an excellent option for quality steel fabrications.


Aldridge Fabrications Ltd


Mount Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

This is a 15 month, Level 2 apprenticeship. You will be required to attend college one day per week for this duration (at In-Comm Training Services Limited in Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG). 

You will work to achieve:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Engineering Operations
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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