Apprentice Metal Fabricator TPS RENTAL SYSTEMS LTD

The apprentice will learn the process of metal fabrication, assembly and project installation. Once the apprentice has completed they will become a time served metal fabricator

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Closing date: 12 Mar 2024

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 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 2.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using steel plate and metal sheet
  • 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
  • The Fabricator apprentice will use a large range of metals  at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm

The training you will be getting

Apprentice Metal Fabricator Level 3.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

TPS is a global packaging solutions business, providing IBC containers, bag-in-box liners, container fittings, filling and discharge equipment. We have locations in 10 countries to service our customers local and international supply chains. TPS has become a successful business because of our ability to provide solutions:




Whinfield Industrial Estate

Rowlands Gill

NE39 1EH

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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

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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