Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship IMPRESS NORTH EAST LTD

Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship available for an immediate start. This apprenticeship will include practical training in our state-of-the-art training facilities, a technical certificate and fantastic work-based training. You will interact with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders, and many others involved in manufacturing.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Thursday, 7.30am - 4.30pm day shift

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using steel plate and metal sheet
  • The Fabricator apprentice will work alone or in teams in the factory
  • The Fabricator apprentice will use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm
  • In their daily work, the apprentice will interact with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders, and many others involved in manufacturing
  • The fabricator apprentice will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of their own work whilst ensuring it conforms to a relevant specification such as an engineering drawing
  • The Fabricator apprentice will be responsible for the health, safety and environmental (HS&E) protection of themselves and others around them

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

  • Practical training in the college workshops for 25 weeks
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • 2 years 1 day per week
  • End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once the apprentice has completed they will become a time served metal fabricator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade grade 4 minimum) Essential

About the employer

Impress Group, founded in 1997 by directors George Peel and Steven Young are located in Blaydon on Tyne on a site in excess of 52,000 2ft, offering a complete sub-contract engineering service in the North East. With a combined experience of over 65 years in the engineering industry, we offer a world-class service, incorporating a high-quality product with a distinguished level of customer service.







NE21 4SQ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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