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Metal Fabricator Apprentice BOTT LIMITED

Bott Ltd have exciting opportunities for 3 Metal Fabricator apprentices to join their engineering team based at their production site in Bude. As Metal Fabricator apprentices you will learn to become skilled engineers and gain practical knowledge in engineering practices such as, CNC, Machining, Fabrication, Welding and Design.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £7 per hour

  • Working week

    You will be working shifts, shift patterns are Monday to Friday rota'd between: 8am-4pm 4pm-12am

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be required to observe, learn and understand a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.

You will work closely with other members of the engineering team working on your skills in: 

  • CNC
  • Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Welding
  • Design

As you progress through your apprenticeship you will:

  • Learn and understand the importance of Health and safety within the workplace
  • Develop the skills to construct or modify products from verbal instructions and drawings
  • Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair
  • Keep log of projects that have been undertaken and record the skills learned.


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

  • You will be required to attend St Austell College for day release during term times whilst you work towards your qualification  
  • You will achieve Level 3 Metal Fabricator qualification
  • Other mandatory qualifications
    Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering 

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there could be potential to progress within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Interest in Engineering, Punctual, Sense of Humour, Diligent


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Consider transport to and from work and college. Benefits of working for Bott Ltd: 30 minutes unpaid lunch break each day Contributory Pension Scheme 34 days annual leave (includes 8 days statutory bank holidays) Profit Share Scheme (after qualifying period) Life Assurance Scheme (after qualifying period Pension Scheme (if applicable) Employee Assistance Programme Free car parking Investment in our employees through learning and development Flexible and family friendly policies

About the employer

At bott, we manufacture high quality workspace solutions. Bott Ltd is a market leader in our workspace ad vehicle conversions and we take great pride in the products we manufacture and the service offered to customers. We have sites in Cornwall, Leicestershire and Scotland and employ over 400 people in the UK. We are proud to be a family business and work as a team, so all our employees feel a sense of inclusion, support and belonging.




Bott Limited

Bude-Stratton Business Park


EX23 8LY

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Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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