This vacancy is for an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder based in Blackburn. The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc.
Closing date: 27 Oct 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
06 Nov 2023
24 Jul 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Your job role will consist of different tasks such as Welding components Welding Castings MIG and TIG Due to the nature of the role there is lots of heavy lifting involved.
You will also be trained to learn basic engineering drawing, measuring and marking out, knowledge of engineering materials and handling of engineering information. Additional skills covered may include, fitting using hand skills, producing sheet metal components and assemblies and a range of welding techniques and principles. Each of these is decided by the level of qualification being taken and the job role you are undertaking.
The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.
You will also be trained to learn:
- Basic engineering drawing.
- Measuring and marking out.
- Knowledge of engineering materials.
- Handling of engineering information.
Additional skills covered may include:
- Fitting using hand skills.
- Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.
Your job role will consist of different tasks such as:
- Welding components.
- Welding Castings.
- MIG and TIG.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The apprentice will be working towards completing the Metal Fabricator Standard which will include the following:
- L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
- L3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
- Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Engineers are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
ALTHAM FABRICATIONS LIMITED
TRAINING 2000 LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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