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This Vacancy is for an Apprentice Welder Fabricator based in Burnley, Lancashire The successful applicant will take on valuable work experience within the Sheet Metal Industry whilst gaining a level 3 advanced apprenticeship qualification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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: 07:30-16:30 Friday: 07:30-12:30

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This position offers to teach the successful applicant training to weld with MIG and TIG to a very high standard on thin gauge materials such as Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminium. Along with the welding they will also learn how to fabricate these materials to make a wide range of products from Electrical cabinets to Ultrasonic Wash Tanks using Press Brake Machines, Band Saws and many different small power tools whilst learning to read and work from engineering drawings.

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:

* Fitting using hand skills.
* Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

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

* Metal Fabricator Level 3 (A level)

* 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 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 run 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, Accuracy, Strong work ethic, Motivated and Committed, Good time keeping


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. Training to take place at Victoria Mill, Burnley BB11 1RA.

About the employer

Seward Precision Fabrications LTD are a company who specialise in low to medium batch quantities serving a diverse range of industries across the North West.







BB12 6JJ

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Training provider



Grace Gardner

01254 54659

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: 28 Oct 2022