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Welder/Fabricator Apprentice FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder based in Burnley, Lancashire. The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,504.56

    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

    Working week to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119746

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Welder and Fabricator, you will be trained in all aspects of welding and fabrication.

During your apprenticeship you will work alongside our skilled workforce and gain knowledge of engineering materials.

Duties:

  • You will learn how to read engineering drawings
  • You will learn how to measure and mark out, and produce sheet metal components and assemblies to precision tolerances
  • You will learn to do MIG/MAG and TIG welding, and you will have the opportunity to experience various automated welding processes including robot welding, laser cutting technology and CNC LVD press brake procedures

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

The apprentice will be working towards completing the Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship standard which will include the following:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 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, Attention to detail, Strong Work Ethic, Good Time Keeping, Motivated

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Technology (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.

About the employer

Based in Burnley, Lancashire, Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the design and manufacture of manways, safety valves and loading and discharge systems for the transportation, transfer and storage of bulk liquids and liquefied gas.

Employer

FORT VALE ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

Calder Vale Park Simonstone Lane Simonstone

Burnley

BB12 7ND

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Contact

Grace Gardner

Grace.Gardener@t2000.co.uk

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)


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