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Metal Fabricator Apprentice Matravers Engineering Ltd

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate. You will work alongside experienced staff to gain knowledge, skills and qualifications in all aspects of steel fabrication and welding.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday between 08.00 to 16.30 and Friday 08.00 to 15.30

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    39 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

You will be working as a Welder/Fabricator for Matravers Engineering and your main duties will be:

  • Welding using MIG and TIG processes
  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Grinding
  • Plus all other disciplines with a fabrication shop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of verbal and written English and strong numeracy skills
  • Confident communication skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Practical with good problem solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Keen and eager to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • Good time keeping
  • Diligent and have commitment
  • Interested in technology/engineering practices

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE's at C/4 or above or equivalents.

A least level 2 Functional skills in maths and English must be achieved prior to or during the apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Subject to successful completion of the Apprenticeship, there will be the opportunity to progress onto a qualified Welder/Fabricator position within the company.

Things to consider

Starting rate subject to age and experience. Please note that Matravers is based in a rural location, and therefore applicants will need to give consideration to transportation when applying. Possibility of overtime available.

About the employer

Matravers Engineering specialize in the design and fabrication of steel moulds for use by major precast concrete manufacturers and many of the main building and civil engineering companies within the construction industry. Also Fabricating Structural Steel Work and General Fabrication.


Matravers Engineering Ltd


Isle Moor Works



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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

L3 Apprenticeship Standard in Metal Fabricator:

  • EAL Level 3 Dip in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • C&G 2850-22 Level 2 Cert in Fabrication and Welding
  • EAL Level 3NVQ Dip in Fabrication and Welding Engineering
  • Functional Skills in maths/English (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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