Apprentice Fabricator, Welder and Fitter MAC ENGINEERING & WELDING SERVICES LTD

MAC Engineering and Welding Services are looking to recruit a forward thinking metal fabricator with an interest in, or previous experience in hydraulics and pneumatics, with an ambition to progress with the company.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    depending on experience

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 16:30 and Friday, 08:00 - 15:30. Hours may vary slightly according to job.

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The apprentice will be expected to carry out general metal fabrication & welding work
  • Being mechanically minded, for repairs to hydraulic and pneumatic tools and equipment
  • You will work alone or in a team according to the specific contract
  • You will also be responsible for checking and maintaining health and safety precautions
  • Checking materials conform to the specified grades, dimensions and thicknesses identified on detailed engineering drawings
  • Completion of paperwork for inspections and documentation relating to each individual job

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
  • This programme includes Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3 and 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?

  • Opportunity to develop within the business, working independently on a full time, permanent contract

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Initiative, Interest in this sector, Knowledge of pneumatics, Knowledge of hydraulics, Work well under pressure, Good work ethic, Good timekeeping


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

Things to consider

Must be aged over 24 and 6 months for driving insurance purposes and have a full, clean diving licence or be willing to work towards their driving licence in a timely manner.

About the employer

MAC Engineering and Welding Services are a small engineering and welding company based outside Rainworth. Established in 2009, the apprentice will be working in a team of 3 within the construction, bus and truck industries.




Unit 6, DJN Businessess Centre

Southwell Road West


NG21 0HW

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Training provider



Leoni Nath

01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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