Fabrication Apprentice QUARTZELEC LTD

Due to continued growth, we are now seeking an Apprentice to join the fabrication division within the TS Metals Business Unit in Rugby. TS Metals, a Quartzelec company, are specialist metal fabricators and engineers, which deliver solutions for finished products through to engineering support for complex, turnkey, engineering projects.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days annual leave Gym Subsidy payment Enhanced company contribution pension scheme Access to substantial number of courses and training events Concessions and discounts from our corporate perks site

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - hours to be determined

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will include:

  • Welding of structural components as well as other products that are manufactured in our steel workshop.
  • Welding (ARC/MIG), must be proficient in positional welding
    (horizontal, vertical, overhead) and setting machines for different weld processes
  • Read and interpret fabrication drawings
  • Experience with general workshop machine tools, such as bandsaws, pillar drills and hydraulic presses
  • Able to fabricate, fold, cut, measure and finish material to an accurate and high standard

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

Welding Standard:

  • Level 2 Technical certificate in Fabrication & Welding
  • Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations (Workshop) x 2
  • Gateway Assessment
  • End Point Assessment

Delivery model is Part time in years 1 & 2.

Year 1 September 2023 – July 2024.

2 days attendance per week for 36 weeks at WCG to study
towards the Technical Certificate and Foundation Competencies.

Year 2 September 2024– July 2025.

1 day Working towards end point assessment in company.
Additional classes to support end point assessment.
On successful completion of all of the above, the end point assessment can be undertaken.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto level 3 is desirable upon completion of level 2.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English & a science (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Quartzelec is an independent, multi-disciplined service provider that employs over 570 people in the UK and overseas with a turnover in excess of £66 million. We support the industrial, infrastructure, commercial and service sectors with a unique range of contracting and rotating machine services as well as developing and providing support products offered through the Quartzelec group of companies.




Quartzelec Ltd Castle Mound Way

Central Park


CV23 0WB

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Training provider



Melanie Brown


01788 512504

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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