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Apprentice Fabricator/Welder SPECIALIST METAL FABRICATIONS LTD

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder based in Bury, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    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

    08:00-16:30 Mon - Thurs, 08:00-15:00. 30 minute lunch Monday - Thursday

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060943

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will also be trained to learn:

  • Basic engineering drawing.
  • Measuring and marking out.
  • Knowledge of engineering materials.
  • Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:

  • Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as:

  • Welding components.
  • Welding Castings.
  • MIG and TIG.

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

The apprentice will be working towards completing the Metal Fabricator Standard which will include the following: 

  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • L3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Engineers work in high-tech, dynamic environments using state of the art equipment. They are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even own their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Ability to use tools, Accuracy, Interest in engineering, Motivated and Committed, Good timekeeping, Strong work ethic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

SPECIALIST METAL FABRICATIONS LTD is a Private limited company (Ltd.) company based in Lancashire

Employer

SPECIALIST METAL FABRICATIONS LTD

Address

Unit 1

Bornmore Industrial Estate, Harvey street

Bury

BL8 1NR

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

grace.gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)


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