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Engineering Operative - Fabricator Apprentice North Valley Forge

North Valley Forge has been creating unique wrought iron designs for our customers nationwide for over 30 years. In both design and quality, we are the leaders in our industry. We are now looking for 2 enthusiastic apprentices to join our team and learn from the best.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 - Thursday 08:00-17:00 Friday - 08:00-16:30

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001826385

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Working to Drawings
  • Marking out and cutting steel using circular saws, drills, grinders, cropping machine
  • Using old blacksmithing techniques (forging etc)
  • Welding steel parts together using MIG
  • Adhering to company Health and Safety policies
  • Ensuring work area is kept clean and tidy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good maths and english capability
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • A desire to work in engineering
  • Motivated individual
  • Someone who will take pride in their work
  • Someone who is punctual and organised

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths & English Grade 4(C) minimum, or equivalent.

Future prospects

There will be progression opportunities for apprentices who want to learn and progress


About the employer

North Valley Forge has been creating unique wrought iron designs for our customers nationwide for over 30 years. In both design and quality, we are the leaders in our industry.

Our spectacular Ultimate range of Railings, Driveway Gates and Estate Gates are crafted in-house using age-old blacksmithing techniques passed down over generations, combined with excellent modern engineering by our versatile ironworkers.

Alongside our Iron Gates and Railings, we also manufacture stylish Wooden Gates to offer sophisticated privacy to any driveway.

Our gates are all made to measure meaning you can choose the style, design and measurements of your gate to enhance the appearance and security of your home.

Employer

North Valley Forge

Address

Valley Forge Business Park Unit 6

Reedyford Road

Nelson

BB9 8TU

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Training

Training provider

BURNLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College

Contact

Jess Parkinson 01282 733005 j.parkinson@themis.ac.uk

The successful apprentices will learn from the best with 30 years experience in the industry. You will be supported on both on-the-job training and off-the-job training at Burnley College to work towards your end-point assessment for Level 2 Engineering Operative - Fabrication Pathway.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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