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Manufacturing Apprentice Birmingham Coldform & Special Fasteners Ltd

An exciting opportunity to start a career in engineering as a Manufacturing Apprentice with a well established company in Birmingham.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To support fast-paced batch work for secondary operations, to be carried out to cold headed bolts and rivet pins.

Tasks will include:

  • Power press operation
  • Multi driller operation
  • Deburring
  • Trimming
  • Auto thread rolling
  • Bolt nut wash assemblies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Experience using measuring equipment would be advantageous
  • Integrates within the team and supports others
  • Can work independently and effectively in challenging situations

Personal qualities

  • Punctual, reliable and takes responsibility for their own actions
  • Show respect for others, having regard for diversity and equality
  • Respond positively to change in the working environment
  • Maintains quality of work under pressure
  • An open and honest communicator
  • Listens to other people’s opinions
  • A positive and respectful attitude
  • Follows instructions and guidance and demonstrates attention to detail
  • Seeks opportunities to develop and adapt to different situations, environments or technologies

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent in maths and English

Future prospects

The apprentice will be offered a permanent role at the end of the apprenticeship on being successful. 

About the employer

Birmingham Coldform & Special Fasteners manufacture special, cold formed fasteners on quick turnaround for customers. All manufacturing is done in-house, giving BCSF total control over its production schedule and all tooling is made on-site too.


Birmingham Coldform & Special Fasteners Ltd


Unit 11


B11 1DQ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Wolverhampton College


Lauren Childs

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative (production/processing and finishing)

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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