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Apprentice Production Operative - Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Steelway Fensecure

Exciting opportunity to learn a wide range of sheet and structural metal work trades using various equipment including laser cutter, press brakes, general welding preparation, assembly and finishing.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8.00am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday and 8.00am - 3.30pm on Fridays

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

This is an exciting opportunity for two Lean Manufacturing operatives to learn a wide range of sheet and structural metal work trades using:

  • Laser cutter
  • Press brakes
  • General welding preparation
  • Assembly of products
  • Finishing products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No previous experience required
  • Must be driven and self-motivated
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn and commit to this apprenticeship
  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Honest, respectful and adaptable

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 4 as a minimum in English and Maths (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

Full time role upon successful completion of this apprenticeship - with future progression.

Things to consider

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:

About the employer

Steelway Fensecure Ltd design, manufacture and install safety critical access metalwork and architectural metalwork solutions including: flooring, walkways, staircases, platforms, ladders, fire escapes, handrails, balustrades, general and bespoke steel fabrications. Since 1928 Steelway has continued to be a market leader in the field of steel fabrication excellence and expertise. We manufacture from our two state of the art production facilities.

Our continued commitment to industry standards, specifications and design procedures, gives our customers total confidence in Steelway, providing standard and engineered steel fabrication solutions, which meet their project requirement, timescales and budgets. Steelway offer a full in-house design, manufacture and installation service with onsite support. We have a highly skilled and experienced workforce who are supported by the latest technology, our draughtsmen use the latest 3D Autocad software and Steelway are BIM compliant.


Steelway Fensecure


Queensgate Works

Bilston Road



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Training provider


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


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2.

This apprenticeship will be delivered via virtual classroom sessions over a period of 12 months, including distance learning materials, as well as regular visits by your assessor, at the company site. 

'Off the Job Training' subjects include:

  • Health and Safety within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Communicating and Working effectively within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Relationships and Individual Rights and Responsibilities within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Application of Workplace Organisation and Work Related Problem Solving Techniques

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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