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Fabricator/Welder Apprentice B&K HYBRID SOLUTIONS LIMITED

We are seeking a friendly and motivated individual to join our team as an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder from our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Derby. The right candidate will be eager to develop their skills and knowledge in Engineering. In return we can offer long-term career progression, a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    21 days annual leave, plus bank holidays Birthday holiday Auto enrolment pension Shift premium, effective from 1st August Employee Assistance Programme

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 6am - 2.30pm, Friday - 6am - 1.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On a day-to-day basis the successful applicant will be working within the fabrication and welding side of the business, under the wing of several department heads:

  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Fitting and assembly
  • Inspection
  • General production engineering

Other training provided includes abrasive wheels, manual handling and crane courses.

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Metal Fabricator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group. You will also work towards the Level 3 EAL Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to progress into full-time employment as a fabricator/welder.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Manual handling training will be offered, applicants must be physically fit due to the nature of the role

About the employer

B&K Hybrid Solutions is an innovative company, specialising in the design and delivery of structural steel and timber-steel hybrid projects. Part of one of the most recognised businesses within the industry, Bowmer and Kirkland, and supported by our state-of-the-art steel manufacturing facility in Derby, we are committed to helping clients cut cost, programme time, and carbon emissions, through innovative hybrid solutions.




Haslams Lane

Alfreton Road


DE21 4TS

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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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