Apprentice Gym Equipment Metal Fabricator NYTRAM GYM EQUIPMENT LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Gym Equipment Metal Fabricator based in Leyland. 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.

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Closing date: 26 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Thurs - 08:00 - 16:30, Fri - 08:00 - 13:00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As our business is growing we are looking to take on a Metal Fabricator Apprentice to join the team. The job role will be based at our unit in Leyland and as part of your apprenticeship you will attend various block training weeks with our training provider in Blackburn, Training 2000. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include (but not limited to the following):

  • Assisting in the marking out, cutting, drilling and fabricating components.
  • Working at a high level of accuracy to create components on the lathe.
  • MIG welding components & sub-assemblies.
  • Building/assembly of the equipment to produce the finished piece.
  • Working with CAD drawings & assisting in improving, updating & editing current drawings.
  • Have input in designing & producing new products. There will also be opportunities to see other areas of the business including refurbishment, powdercoating/finishing & delivery/installation.

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your 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

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Please do not contact Company direct. Please note; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Nytram Pro Gym Equipment have been manufacturing professional, heavy duty gym equipment right here in the UK since 1986. A family run firm with a dedicated team who pride themselves on quality of design and workmanship. Our equipment is designed, fabricated and installed by engineers with a passion for bodybuilding. We manufacture, deliver and install gym equipment throughout the UK, supplying some of the top independent bodybuilding gyms in the country as well as various HM prisons, police stations, RAF facilities, schools & universities. As well as manufacturing our own gym equipment, we also refurbish equipment which is a rapidly growing sector of our business. This year, Nytram has been taken under new ownership and subsequently growing at a fast pace.




Unit F4

Leyland Business Park


PR25 3GR

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Grace Gardner


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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