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Welding & Fabrication Apprentice Level 3 Fabdec Ltd

The company are looking to recruit aspiring welders to further advance their welding techniques for fabrication work, including MIG welding, TIG welding, Linishing, metal finishing, carrying out secondary operations.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40 to £380.00

    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 Thursday 7:45am to 5pm, Fridays 7:45am to 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The company intend to recruit aspiring welders to further advance their welding techniques for fabrication work, including:

  • MIG welding
  • TIG welding
  • Linishing
  • Metal finishing
  • Carrying out secondary operations

This includes:

  • Welding operations applied to manufacture stainless steel vessels
  • Assembling parts
  • Linishing of welded surfaces

You will also have the opportunity to assist our skilled sheet metal workers in fabrication techniques including:

  • Bending
  • Forming
  • Rolling
  • Deburring
  • Drilling
  • Welding
  • General production

The candidates will also further their knowledge in the correct use of personal protective equipment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous experience of using hand tools, able to read engineering drawings
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Someone with a responsible character
  • Willingness to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to absorb information
  • Focused
  • Adaptable
  • Mechanically minded and enthusiastic about manufacturing

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent in English and maths

Future prospects

  • Full-time position within factory, further career development to become a senior fabrication welder. This could lead to individual progression into a managerial or technical route

Things to consider

  • Employer is based in Ellesmere, Shropshire

About the employer

Fabdec Limited was incorporated in 1960 and is recognised as a market leader in the dairy equipment sector. The company manufactures high quality innovative stainless steel heat transfer products. Our mission is to sustain a positive impact on lives, from our employees to our customers, suppliers and all other partners. We achieve this through investing in people and products and by combining our company core competences and resources with leading strategic partners. The company is committed to continuous growth, maintaining a truly customer focused team culture and being aware of our responsibility to the environment.


Fabdec Ltd


Grange Road


SY12 9DG

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Training provider

Shrewsbury Colleges Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Shrewsbury Colleges Group


Laura Scotland 07970 168938

Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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