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Fabrication and Welding Apprentice CHESTERFIELD FABRICATION CO LTD

Established in 2001 Chesterfield Fabrication Co Ltd is a privately owned company and is part of the Chesterfield Engineering Group. The company specialise in the manufacture of bespoke fabrications and are looking for a fabrication and welding apprentice to join their team.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 07:30am – 4:30pm Friday – 07:30am – 12:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working within the Welding bays alongside your mentor
  • Selecting correct tools, equipment and materials for work set out
  • Measuring/Marking out
  • Working off drawings provided to create the final product
  • Using a variety of welding techniques to create the final product

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage and gain valuable work experience. You will be expected to work towards the Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Interest in welding, Hard Working, Time Management, Articulate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential

Things to consider

Must be able to get to the employer premises on a daily basis and to the training centre on Pride Park in Derby for the day release. The successful candidate will also be required to work at our Head Office site at Whittington House, South Street North, New Whittington, Chesterfield S43 2BP.

About the employer

Chesterfield Fabrication Co Ltd offer fabrication and engineering services of all sizes for all industries. Since becoming ISO 9001 and CE Marked certified our methods incorporate rigorous procedures to the highest standard and traceable from start to finish. Or site has everything we need to fabricate any sized project such as overhead cranes, mobile cranes, shot blasting, spray painting, storage and machinery.







S41 7UP

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Training provider



Rebecca Worth

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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