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Fabricator Apprenticeship UNIVERSAL FABRICATIONS (COVENTRY) LTD

At Universal Fabrications in Nuneaton we are looking for an ambitious Apprentice to join our business in a Fabricator position.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 – Thursday 7.30am – 4.30pm and Friday 7.00am – 1.00pm. Overtime available.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062460

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you are not required to have previous fabrication experience as you will be trained on the following key responsibilities:

  • General welding and fabrication duties
  • MIG Welding
  • Fabricating various sheet metal products
  • Reading and working from detailed engineering drawings
  • Carrying out visual inspection of components to ensure that they meet customers specifications
  • Meeting tight production deadlines
  • Reporting any faults found to the Production Manager/Team Leader
  • Using own initiative
  • Take responsibility for your own time management
  • Adhering to all Health & Safety legislation at all times
  • Able to commute to Nuneaton

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

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative
  • Day release to North Warwickshire and South Leicester College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To progress within the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Initiative, Practical skills, Good work ethic, Willing to learn

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Must be able to travel to Nuneaton for the required working hours.

About the employer

Universal Fabrications specialise in precision fabrications, sheet metalwork and machined parts. With over 40 years’ experience within the automotive, aerospace, defence, rail, and commercial vehicle sectors, we are a fully integrated organisation using the latest in 3D CAD/CAM manufacturing technology.

Employer

UNIVERSAL FABRICATIONS (COVENTRY) LTD

Address

WHITACRE ROAD INDUSTRIAL EST

NUNEATON

WARKS

CV11 6BX

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Training

Training provider

NORTH WARWICKSHIRE AND SOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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