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Level 3 Fabrication Apprentice HUNWICK ENGINEERING LTD

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn to weld. 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

    40 hours per week, 5 days per week from 7:30am - 4:00pm with a 15-minute break around 10am and a lunch break for 30 minutes at around 1pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000090793

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn to weld.

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. We produce parts for one of the UK largest car transporters.

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
  • 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 apprenticeship will also include Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) at Level 3 and Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) at 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, Fabricating, Sheet Metal Working, Managing, Estimating, Procurement.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and 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. You must be able to commute to the site as public transport options are not available at the site.

About the employer

Hunwick Engineering lead the industry in specialist process and heavy engineering solutions, being a valued provider across a number of industries – including modular construction, rail and infrastructure. Hunwick Engineering is the first carbon-neutral off-grid large-scale engineering facility in the UK, powered completely by green energy, which is all produced on site. By continuously looking to the future, we ensure our production methods evolve to meet our clients’ requirements and the changing market needs

Employer

HUNWICK ENGINEERING LTD

Address

THE OLD AIRFIELD

GOSFIELD

HALSTEAD

CO9 1SA

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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