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Apprentice Engineering and Fabrication Technician (Craft) DAVICON MEZZANINE FLOORS LTD

Excellent opportunity to work toward gaining an engineering qualification whilst working with a fantastic Engineering company based in Brierley Hill

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    Company working hours: Normal working hours are 8:00am till 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065584

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roles and Responsibilities;

  • Fabrication engineering Apprentices cut, shape, join and finish metal to make metal products and structures. They may apply coatings and work with a variety of materials.
  • Examine detailed drawings or specifications to find out job, material and equipment requirements
  • Set up and/or operate hand and machine tools, welding equipment or computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines
  • Assemble parts and structures by lining up and joining them by welding or bolting.
  • Finish products by cleaning, polishing or filing or by applying protective or decorative coatings.
  • Responsibility for daily maintenance.
  • Responsibility for checking and ensuring safety machine guards are in place and free from defects.
  • Prioritise own daily workload.
  • Decide on quality of materials delivered from suppliers.
  • Replenishing of stock and tooling.

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

Level 3 Metal Fabricator Standard

Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Level: 3

Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Level: 3

End Point Assessment

Functional Skills may be required to work towards Level 2

Required to attend college for day release.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Within our workshop there are a number of opportunities and jobs that we aim to fulfil, by training and progressing our staff, these include:

CNC Processing Machine Operation, Slinging & lifting Training, Utilizing the manual processing equipment, Steel cutting Saws, Radial Drills, Power Presses, etc. Fabrication, Welding, Flame cutting, Product Finishing (Paint Spraying), Fork Lift Truck, Stock Storeman, Loading & Dispatch.

Apprentices will be given training in all departments and we seek to find a role that the individual has an aptitude for, so that they fit into a job that suits them and is beneficial to the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Engineering experience, Good hand to eye coordination

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role, it's advisable that you do not have allergies that can affect skin or breathing. Strength to handle materials, tools and machines.

About the employer

Davicon are proud to reach forty years of in house manufacture design and supply of mezzanine floors. Davicon Mezzanine Floors is the recognised brand for quality mezzanine floors, support steelwork and integrated mezzanine solutions, with over 40 years’ experience supplying to customers exclusively through a professional network of distributors. What makes Davicon unique is that we’re the only major supplier who manufacture mezzanine floors and support steelwork in-house, using the latest 3D-CAD/NC technology. This, coupled with the talents of our highly experienced design team, means that Davicon is able to exactly match customer requirements, offer competitive quotations, reduced lead times and have complete control over the quality and delivery of our products. Moreover, all Davicon mezzanine floors conform to British standards and all of the latest EU regulations. Davicon has designed, manufactured and installed mezzanine floors for all kinds of applications, automated warehouse, distribution, commercial office, production, retail, self storage and storage. Our portfolio includes numerous large, well-known and respected companies, including British Gas, Morrisons, John Lewis, BMW and New Look, Sainsburys, Tesco, River Island, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), Superdry, ASDA and many more recognized brands.

Employer

DAVICON MEZZANINE FLOORS LTD

Address

THE WALLOWS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

FENS POOL AVENUE

BRIERLEY HILL

DY5 1QA

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Training

Training provider

DUDLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Contact

Emma Southall

01384 363545

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)


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