Apprentice Fabricator Welder WILLIAM HARE LIMITED

A fabricator will produce work made from thick metal plates and structural steel sections, such as columns and beams, using a wide range of tools and equipment. This will contribute to projects for large-scale buildings such as the Nuclear Power plant at Hinckley Poit C - which is currently the largest construction site in Europe.

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Closing date: 15 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay rises each year depending on achievement in work and at the training provider. 25 days holiday plus bank holiday Pension Life insurance

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday (8.00am – 16:30pm) Friday (7.30am – 12:30pm) Candidates who are over 18 may be eligible to work condensed hours.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

-         Read and interpret engineering drawings

-         Assemble components by welding them together

-         Ensure finished welds are of a good standard and the required size

-         Use a variety of tools, welding equipment and overhead travelling cranes

-        Implementation and adhering to all health and safety policies and complete all paperwork relating to health and safety

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

You will attend Derwent Training Association on a day-release basis, completing your Level 3 over 48 months. You will follow a learning plan in the workplace, supported by a mentor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, you will become a Fabricator Welder and depending on your progress you might have the opportunity to become a foreman. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Number skills, Writing skills, Able to work Independently


Other Must have 5 GCSE's inc Maths, English and Science (Grade 6 or Equivalent) 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), Trafford Centre and Hinkley Point C. Throughout the world, the group has carried out projects in over 50 countries and currently employs over 2000 skilled staff.




Dunslow Road



YO11 3UT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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