Fabricator and Welder Apprentice A. B. Fans Ltd

AB Fans we have years of experience when it comes to the intricate design and manufacturing of our high-quality industrial fans and are looking to expand their team. You will be assembly and Fitting and using measuring equipment.

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 07:00 - 16:00 and Friday, 07:00 - 13:00. Half an hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice Fabricator, your duties will include the following:

  • Learn how to use manual machinery
  • Learn how to MIG and TIG weld
  • Use of jigs and tooling
  • Assembly and Fitting
  • Using measuring equipment
  • Able to understand and interpret drawings
  • Working to tight tolerances
  • Use of hand tools

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

You will receive on the job training and guidance from your employer and will also attend Sandwell College 1 day per week to achieve your Level 3 Engineering Technician qualifications.

After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The possibility of a secured role and progression within the organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Hard Working, Enthusiasm about the industry


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Our team of skilled professional engineers have years of experience in designing and developing top of the range fan systems including Axial, Centrifugal and extremely robust Industrial fans. We only use the latest technology including state of the art CAD/CAM design apparatus in order to create high quality fans with a long service of life. Recognised around the world as a leading Fan Manufacturer, we continue to constantly develop and evolve our designs and systems in order to be the best in the industry. Not only do we design and manufacture these state of the art Fan systems, we also provide a professional installation and repair service, making sure we are always on hand if ever you need us. We select, design, manufacture and supply a wide range of centrifugal and axial flow fans for all types of applications including material handling, high pressure, high volume, contaminated air and high temperature, all from 150mm to over 2500mm diameter in a range of materials including mild steel and stainless steel.


A. B. Fans Ltd


A.B. Fans Ltd

Unit 4-5 Shaw Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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