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Welding and Fabrication Apprentice Fabweld Steel Products Limited

Would you like to learn how to Weld and Manufacture Steel Products in a state-of-the-art manufacturing business in Madeley, Telford? Then this is the apprenticeship for you! This successful Telford Engineering firm are seeking an apprentice to join their skilled welding and fabrication team

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts: Mon – Thu 06:00am – 14:00pm Fri – 06:00am – 13:00pm Afternoons Mon – Thu 14:00pm – 22:30pm Fri – 13:00pm – 18:00pm If under 18 years old the shift may change slightly

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Fabweld Steel Products are market leaders in the design and manufacture of access covers and other fabricated steel products for the construction industry, including non-structural and structural applications. With the state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities from laser-cutting to bar-coding technology they would like to offer an opportunity to become an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder (full training will be provided):

  • Trained to read and interpret technical drawings and data
  • Welding and manufacturing steel products
  • Use a variety of welding techniques
  • Checking products meet the required standard
  • Maintain equipment
  • Work towards achieving efficiency and targets
  • Observe company H&S procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate/good communication skills
  • Work individually or as part of a team
  • Practical thinking
  • Good co-ordination 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking and self-motivated individual
  • Hands on and can-do attitude
  • Display common sense
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Desired qualifications

Ideally 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) grade A*/9 - C/4, including English and mathematics. You may be considered without these qualifications.

Future prospects

It is hoped that the successful applicant will continue to work on a permanent basis with Fabweld following completion of the apprenticeship and progress onto higher qualifications (this will be dependent upon performance throughout the duration of the apprenticeship programme).

Things to consider

This vacancy is being managed by SBC Training on behalf of this company. By submitting your application, you are consenting to allow SBC Training and the employer to contact you in connection with your application. Your details will not be shared with third parties.

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

Fabweld Steel Products Ltd is an established and dynamic company with more than 20 years of experience in design and manufacture of fabricated steel access covers and associated drainage products. We are proud of our investment in both our staff and manufacturing equipment, which means we offer customers the latest in cutting edge resources with the assurance that we are always striving to improve our business. Investment in the latest technologies and commitment to ISO:9001 enables us to streamline our processes passing on the benefits to you, our customers. With state of the art manufacturing facilities from laser-cutting to bar-coding technology it allows us to respond to customer demand for improved quality, quicker turnaround, greater precision and product innovation. We are also passionate about the community in which we operate and live, having close links with local universities, schools and charities. Corporate Social Responsibility is an ethos built into every part of FSP, from volunteering and mentoring work in the community to raising thousands of pounds for charity.


Fabweld Steel Products Limited


Court Works Industrial Estate Unit

Bridgnorth Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SBC Training Limited


Colin Preece 01743 454810

The successful applicant will work towards the General Welder (arc processes) Level 2 apprenticeship standard.

Following enrolment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions on a day release (or block release) basis, work-based learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer/assessor as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

The length of the programme is 18 months.

The apprenticeship training is made up of the following;

Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours - Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard.

Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

End point assessment - The End Point Assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests as well as a professional dialogue and interview.

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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