Manthorpe Engineering Limited are seeking apprentices to develop their career within our precision machining and fabrication facilities. Industries we work for include defence, nuclear, aerospace and power generation. Utilising the latest technology we manufacture high integrity components and assemblies from a range of materials. You will produce and assemble complex fabricated products to meet the required specification and quality requirements as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The above rates will be subject to potential increases following any company.

  • Working week

    Standard working week is 39 hours, 07:30 - 16:30 Monday – Thursday / 07:30 - 12:30 Friday. 30 minutes lunch break on Monday - Thursday.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Interpret technical drawings, patterns, templates and specifications to mark out.
  • Produce and assemble complex fabricated products to meet the required specification and quality requirements.
  • MIG welding. 

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

Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

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

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Good interpersonal skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Founded in 1978, Manthorpe Engineering provides a first tier, single source supply to the world's leading engineering manufacturers.




Manthorpe House

Forty Horse Close

Codnor Gate Industrial Estate


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Training provider



Ryan Smith

01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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