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Craft Fabricator Apprenticeship 2023 SELLAFIELD LIMITED

A Fabricator Apprentice trains to become a highly skilled craftsperson in the nuclear industry. This is a four-year scheme where the first year will be spent learning a range of hands-on engineering skills. Years 2 to 4 of your training will be spent at in the central workshops at Sellafield where you will work with skilled Fabricators.

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

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,855.00

    Increasing to £16,305 in year 2. Higher rates are applied to those aged 21 and over. You’ll have the opportunity to benefit from an annual bonus, linked to company performance, of up to £4000*

  • Working week

    You will be required to work typical site-based hours at Sellafield Ltd, which is 7:30-15:40 Monday - Friday. However you may be requested to start earlier and work hours.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000109258

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be trained to:

  • Fabricate items to specification from stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminium.
  • Cut metals using oxy-propane and plasma.
  • Form metals using machines.
  • Develop and manufacture pattern
  • As part of the role you will need to wear personal protective equipment, necessary for work in active areas (such as full PVC suiting, gloves and respirators) and work in confined spaces or at heights.

As an integral part of your apprenticeship your progress will be monitored and assessed against the Apprenticeship requirements. You will compile an evidence folder, demonstrating your areas of learning with accredited certificates of completion for elements of your training. You will undertake knowledge, skills and behaviour assessments where you will be expected to clearly demonstrate your capability to perform as a Fabricator Apprentice.

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

This is a four-year scheme where the first year will be spent learning a range of hands-on engineering skills.

1st Year – training is delivered at our of-site training facility.

2nd, 3rd & 4th Years – Site placements in central workshops at Sellafield.

You will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 ST0607 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 3 NVQ
  • Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness (ANIA) Level 2 Qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship, we will look to retain you in a professional full time position at Sellafield Ltd. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science or Engineering (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

You may at times need to wear personal protective equipment, necessary for work in active areas (such as full PVC suiting, gloves and respirators) Work in confined spaces or at heights. Candidates will be required to achieve appropriate security and medical clearances; these will be instigated on receiving a conditional offer of employment.

About the employer

Sellafield Ltd is a global centre for nuclear engineering management. We pioneered the harnessing of nuclear power to generate electricity for the country. Now the world is watching as we set international standards in high-hazard reduction. In short, we’re at the forefront of the industry.

Employer

SELLAFIELD LIMITED

Address

Sellafield Site / Surrounding offices in West Cumbria

CA20 1PG

Contact

GBS Recruitment

gbs.recruitment@sellafieldsites.com

019467 81000

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Training

Training provider

GENII ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TRAINING LIMITED

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: 12 Feb 2023