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Sheet Metal Fabricator Apprentice (35454) Barnshaws Bending Centre Ltd

Barnshaw have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work in fabrication as a machine fabricator. A great opportunity for the right candidate to progress in an established company.

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

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday , 8.00am - 4.30pm, Friday, 8.00am - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Reading and interpreting engineering blueprints
  • Constructing base templates if necessary
  • Measuring and marking out cutting and bending lines
  • Setting up metalwork machinery including rollers, drill presses, flame cutters, brakes, and shears
  • Working with skilled operators learning plate rolling, press braking, ring rolling, tube bending
  • Double-checking design specifications before commencing with cutting work
  • Fabricating and constructing metal components
  • Grinding and finishing completed products
    Performing quality checks on completed products
  • Conforming with state and company safety regulations
  • Completing job reports

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

  • New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take

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

  • Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 qualification in metal fabrication

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Flexible, Personable, Professional, Punctual, Good temperament, Courteous, Pro-active, Interest in fabrication, Able to work to deadlines


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
Other Engineering (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

We are proud of our history at Barnshaws but we are always looking towards the future. For over 45 years we have delivered solutions for our customers. A family run business that has expanded and developed but keeps these founding values at the heart of the business.


Barnshaws Bending Centre Ltd


Unit 2

Corporation Road


M34 5LR

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Training provider


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: 07 Oct 2022