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Level 3 Fabrication Apprentice ALLOY FABWELD LTD

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn a range of skills to support you in your level 3 qualification. You will be part of the team making the products before they are installed on site, what you do matters and working with guidance from your mentor you are part of the foundation of our business.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

  • Working week

    5 days per week between 7:30am to 6:00pm with a mid morning break around 10am for 15 minutes and a lunch break at 1pm for 30 minutes.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000080035

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn a range of skills to support you in your level 3 qualification.

You will be part of the team making the products before they are installed on site, what you do matters and working with guidance from your mentor you are part of the foundation of our business.

Our company designs and manufactures a range of architectural metalwork that you will see across London. There are many innovative projects including bridges, stairs and super balconies amongst a few.

We are proud of history and excited about our future.

  • Setting up to operate fabricating machines including brake press, guillotine, and band saws to cut, bend and straighten metal as required.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on materials/ panels according to drawings or templates, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares and rulers.
  • Inspect individual parts, assemblies and installations for conformance to specifications, quality standards and building codes, using measuring instruments.
  • Ensure safe working practices and all H&S policies are adhered to at all times
  • Operate safety equipment safely
  • Work to health and safety standards 
  • Ensuring work meets required quality level 
  • Ensuring all good working practices and procedures relating to your work are adhered to
  • Safely operate and be proficient in the use of all shop hand and machine tools
  • Perform any other tasks deemed within your technical capabilities as required
  • Day to day duties will be to learn and develop towards skills shown above
  • The department is in the fabrication workshop
  • A mentor will be assigned, although you will be working within a team.

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

  • The Apprentice will be working towards the Level 3 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard.

This will also include:

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3
  • Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3
  • College attendance will be at the Colchester Institute - Colchester Campus one day per week during term time. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to go into a variety of roles including Fabricating, Sheet Metal Working, Assembly, Site Fitting, Site Managing, and Contract Management, Design, Estimating, Procurement.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D/9-3 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Must be physically fit as role will involve some heavy lifting, ability to be on your feet all day and work in a factory location. Power tools will be an essential part of working. It will take time to learn the trade and some tasks may seem monotonous, although full exposure to the range of work will be given over time depending on the individual’s ability.

About the employer

Design, Manufacture and install architectural metalwork. Established since 1996 73 employees Locations in Dunmow and Gosfield Customer base is in and around London for commercial and residential construction companies. The company has won many awards over the year for business and innovation.

Employer

ALLOY FABWELD LTD

Address

Unit 9

Ongar Road Trading Estate

Great Dunmow

CM6 1EU

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Training

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Contact

Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team

ci.apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk

01206712043

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Dec 2022