Metal Fabricator Apprentice WILLIAM HARE LIMITED

William Hare Limited are looking for a Metal Fabricator Apprentice to complete a Level 3 apprenticeship to join their team. The role will involve the apprentice to produce work made from thick metal plate and structural steel sections, such as columns and beams. They will be trained to use a wide range of tools and equipment within their remit.

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

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This will contribute to projects for large scale buildings such as the Nuclear Power plant at Hinckley Pout C - which is currently the largest construction site in Europe.

Role & responsibilities:

  • Identify and follow correct metal work instructions, specifications, and drawings
  • Mark out using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Produce and assemble metal products to required specification and quality requirements
  • Identify and follow correct joining instructions, specifications and drawings
  • Produce work from metal plates and structural steel

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

Mandatory qualfications include:

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3
  • Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3

You will study on a Level 3 Metal Fabricator standard on a Metal Fabricator pathway.  On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3 standard.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Interest in engineering, Desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths Higher Paper (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

The William Hare Group is a family owned business with origins in the UK dating back to the 1880s. William Hare is Europe’s largest independent structural steel contractor, specialising in engineering, fabrication and erection of steel structures – such as Manchester airport (T2), Hinckley Point C, The Trafford Centre and Olympic Stadium roof. Throughout the world, the group has carried out projects in over 50 countries and currently employs over 2000 skilled staff.




Fullerton Road


S60 1DJ

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Training provider



Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Jul 2023