Metal Fabricator Apprentice AERO FABRICATIONS LIMITED

This is an excellent and exciting apprenticeship opportunity to join a leading engineering company working within the aerospace industry. Here you will manufacture, fabricate and inspect components.

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Closing date: 31 May 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

    Mon to Thurs 7.30am-4.30pm Fri 7.30am-12.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve a number of rotations within our state of the art production facility:

  • Manufacture of components
  • Sheetmetal work
  • Fabrication of components
  • Inspection of components

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Metal Fabricator Level 3, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English
Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Advanced Engineering Manufacturing

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time position within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Travel to Derby for day release (weekly)

About the employer

Aero Fabrications Limited is a privately owned company established in 1983 located in the heart of the United Kingdom and specialises in the manufacture of precision fabricated details and assemblies for the aerospace industry. Aero Fabrications has attracted customers from around the world with its extensive fabrication capability, undisputed reputation for quality, on time delivery and customer focus.




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NG16 1HD

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Training provider



James Sayles


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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