Apprentice Fabrication and Welding Manufacturing Operative USFL Group

Looking to start a career in Manufacturing? USFL Group Ltd are looking for highly motivated individuals to join their team to manufacture their specialist product. You’d be based at their Mexborough site and fabricate specialist shopfront and security installations.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be reviewed upon performance.

  • Working week

    Monday – Fridays 8:00am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder, you'll be initially responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Carry out fabrication and welding activities including use of a TIG set, various tooling and equipment;
  • Accurately interpret CAD/technical drawings;
  • Ensure correct marking up of component parts;
  • Working to quality standards required for the components;
  • Welding joints in accordance with approved welding procedures and quality requirements (TIG, MIG);
  • Using a variety of equipment to shape, form and cut metal and plastic materials;
  • Undertaking final inspections of finished components;
  • Maintaining a clean, organised and productive work area;
  • Ensure job timings are met/exceeded.

You’ll develop your skills with a mentor alongside dedicated USFL employees who are eager to pass on their knowledge. You will learn a variety of duties and support the whole business. You’ll be taught and mentored to achieve your full potential and create the foundation of a career in engineering.   

If you are committed and ready to take your first step into a career with a modern and forward-thinking employer, then please apply now! This apprenticeship and opportunity with USFL Group will be highly competitive, so do not miss your chance!

The training you will be getting

The successful candidates will continue their studies with apprenticeship specialists, RNN Group at their Rotherham campus on a day release format, giving you the training and support you need to become an all-rounded and successful Engineer.

The Apprenticeship Standard you will be studying is Engineering Operative – Fabrication/Welding – Level 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further industry and business appropriate training, including installation and maintenance roles.  

A lifelong career with USFL Group Ltd.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Good attitude to work, Ability to prioritise workload, Work under pressure


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

Things to consider

This is a successful company with a fantastic reputation that work to tight schedules. They are looking for someone who can get there every morning punctually (consider the company location), listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued and productive member of the USFL team.

About the employer

As one of South Yorkshire’s only accredited ISO 9001 companies providing a range of shopfront and security solutions, USFL Group provides consistently high-quality products to businesses nationwide. They offer complete bespoke packages, designing, manufacturing and installing unique fabrications to premises, wherever a customer may be in the UK. USFL are extremely keen on utilising the apprenticeship scheme to solidify their workforce. They have extremely experienced team members who are excited to engage the next generation of engineers.


USFL Group





S64 8AB

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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

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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