Fenestration Fabricator Apprentice PRECISION FABRICATIONS ANDOVER LTD

Precision Fabrications Andover Ltd, have an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join their experienced team of fabricators, gaining a Level 2 apprenticeship in Fenestration Fabricator. The successful candidate will be mentored by an experienced team who will support individuals to become fully skilled & qualified in this industry.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    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 to Thursday 7am to 4pm (2x 15 mins paid) half hour unpaid lunch break, Friday – 7am to 1pm (15 mins paid break at 11am)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220123

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your day-to-day tasks will be:

  • Picking & packing of materials/finished products
  • Fitting of glazing bead, gasket, EPDM
  • Application of protective material to Metal
  • Working along side skilled fabricators to learn the processes involved in the fabrication of windows doors and curtain walling
  • Crimping/ Mechanically fixing metal profiles
  • Gearing of windows/doors
  • Operating a variety of machinery to aid in fabrication, CNC, Punches, End miller ETC

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship in Fenestration consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Fenestration Fabricator
  • Functional Skills in English and maths (Level 1/2) where applicable

All aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with your employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

You will achieve a qualification in Fenestration Fabricator Level 2 Standard.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of the level 2 Fenestration qualification, providing you show the correct skills and abilities, you will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time position and possibly a level 3 apprenticeship.

We are looking to invest our knowledge, skills, and time in the right person. This position has the potential to develop into a successful career for the right candidate with the position growing with the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Good practical skills, Safety Conscious, Able to measure & make sums, Work from engineering drawings, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please be aware we work outside as well as inside on our jobs as they demand, as such you may be out in the cold for long periods of time. The work can also be physically quite demanding so please consider this before applying.

About the employer

At Precision Fabrications Andover we offer bespoke metal pressings and curtain wall, door & window fabrication service for all aspects of cladding and glazing works. This include cills, reveals, folded and flat panels, bespoke brackets, and general pressings, all for use on building facades. With the company continuing to move forward in a fast-paced direction and growing with new projects, developments and investment in new machinery, helping us take on new larger commercial projects.

Employer

PRECISION FABRICATIONS ANDOVER LTD

Address

UNIT 9

NORTH WAY

ANDOVER

SP10 5AZ

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Training

Training provider

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

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

Contact

Lynn Cook

lynn@pfandover.com

01264 316 339

Apprenticeship standard

Fenestration fabricator

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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