Fenestration Fabricator Apprentice PEAK ALUMINIUM SYSTEMS LTD

Peak Aluminium Systems 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: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    pay weekly

    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 Friday – times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

On a day-to-day basis as an apprentice, you will be doing the following:

  • Working independently or as part of a team
  • Follow fabrication/assembly manuals from set out to completion
  • Learn how to fabricate to the specifications set out by our various system suppliers
  • Learn techniques to enable you to fabricate the product to a high standard that meets our client’s requirements
  • General housekeeping & work area cleanliness
  • Loading, unloading, and general labouring
  • General Health & Safety
  • Health and Safety rules and regulations

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship in Fenestration consists of:

  • Intermediate Standard Apprenticeship-Fenestration Fabricator
  • Functional Skills in English and Math’s (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 program.
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, Patience, Physical fitness, Good practical skills, Enthusiastic & committed, Excellent timekeeping, Reliable, Safety Conscious


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

Things to consider

The work can also be physically quite demanding so please consider this before applying. Please note that interviews may take place before the vacancy close date and the successful applicant may start before the advertised start date.

About the employer

Peak Aluminium Systems Limited is a specialist in commercial aluminium fabrication and installation with a string of prestigious project to its credit. We offer a complete service from initial design consultation through to manufacture, installation and glazing with an after sales service which is second to none. Over many years we have completed a range of projects working with many of the UK’s premier architectural consultants and contractors. Design and Technical Department Using the latest computer technology our experienced team of ‘in house’ CAD Technicians are fully equipped to design and develop each and every aspect of the job in hand. Fabrication All fabrication is carried out at our factory in Nottingham by our team of highly skilled fabricators. Control of our own manufacturing allowes us to maximise the level of accuracy and quality which are essential elements for the overall performance of the façade. Contracts All contracts are managed by our team of in house Contracts and Project Managers – all of whom have the expertise to oversee every element of the project to the highest standards. We also have the experience to advise our clients on the most suitable methods to interphase our products with other elements of the building façade. Products With reliability and quality being paramount at Peak we only use products from the leading systems companies. The wealth of experience we have built up over many years in the industry enables us to advise clients on the most appropriate system for each project. As well as our own technical and design knowledge we also have very close ties with all the technical departments of each of the systems companies we partner with. Product Range • Curtain Walling • Windows • Doors • Automatic Doors • Revolving Doors • Shopfronts • Rooflights • Structural Glazing • Canopy’s • Brise Soleil • Fire Rated Products








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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


Jodie Smith



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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