Fenestration Fabricator Apprentice

STANDARD PATENT GLAZING CO LTD

W YORKSHIRE, WF12 9EL

Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 21 March 2024


Summary

Standard Patent Glazing Company have an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join their experienced team of fabricators. The successful candidate will be mentored by an experienced team who will support individuals to become fully skilled & qualified in the fabrication industry.

Annual wage
£12,979.20 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Fenestration fabricator (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 4pm, Friday 7:30am to 2:45pm.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

3

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

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.

Where you’ll work

FORGE LANE

DEWSBURY

W YORKSHIRE

WF12 9EL

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

Your training course

Fenestration fabricator (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Select the correct type and quantity of materials and components for each task.
  • Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions; follow instructions.
  • Plan work.
  • Prepare the work area effectively.
  • Complete equipment and machinery checks and adjustments.
  • Measure, calculate, mark and cut materials.
  • Select and use manual methods and machinery/workplace technology.
  • Join/assemble materials.
  • Fix ancillary items to products.
  • Follow health & safety and environmental policy and procedures.
  • Identify risks and hazards in the workplace and control measures.
  • Check and inspect work – interim and final.
  • Identify and rectify any work that is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Label product; protect and package product for safe transportation.
  • Re-use, re-cycle and dispose of material, waste and scrap from the work area, as appropriate.
  • Communicate with colleagues/customers; use common industry terminology appropriately.
  • Complete workplace documentation.
  • Report work outcomes and problems.
  • Select the correct type and quantity of materials and components for each task.
  • Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions; follow instructions.
  • Plan work.
  • Prepare the work area effectively.
  • Complete equipment and machinery checks and adjustments.
  • Measure, calculate, mark and cut materials.
  • Select and use manual methods and machinery/workplace technology.
  • Join/assemble materials.
  • Fix ancillary items to products.
  • Follow health & safety and environmental policy and procedures.
  • Identify risks and hazards in the workplace and control measures.
  • Check and inspect work – interim and final.
  • Identify and rectify any work that is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Label product; protect and package product for safe transportation.
  • Re-use, re-cycle and dispose of material, waste and scrap from the work area, as appropriate.
  • Communicate with colleagues/customers; use common industry terminology appropriately.
  • Complete workplace documentation.
  • Report work outcomes and problems.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths & English (grade A* - C / 9 - 4)
    • Maths & English (grade A* - C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Physical fitness
    • Practical Skills
    • Enthusiastic
    • Committed
    • Timekeeping
    • Reliable
    • Safety Conscious

    Other requirements

    Please be aware we work outside as well as inside on our jobs as they demand. 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 this company

    Founded in 1902, we are the longest established, largest and most successful Patent Glazing Company in the UK, thereby making us the recognised market leaders in this field. We remain dedicated specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of Roof Patent Glazing systems, Skylights and Lanterns for contracts anywhere in the UK. Our highly experienced and directly employed fixing staff has installed millions of square metres of Patent Glazing throughout the decades and examples of our finished work can be seen on many of today's prestigious buildings, Railway Stations and shopping centres. With more than a century of experience behind us, we have the expertise and resources to carry out the most demanding and largest patent glazing projects in the UK.

    https://www.patent-glazing.com/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential for the candidate to progress through the company and gain experience within all sectors. The main aim is to bring somebody into the team and for them to develop and become a key team member.

    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.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    GLASS & FENESTRATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS LTD

    Matt Gardner

    mgardner@patent-glazing.com

    01924 461213

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000239702.

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    Closes in 6 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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