Fenestration Fabricator Apprentice STANDARD PATENT GLAZING CO LTD

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.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 4pm, Friday 7:30am to 2:45pm.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239702

  • Positions

    3 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
  • Following 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 & Safety rules and regulations
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Fabrication of aluminium glazing components
  • Fabrication of sheet aluminium & lead covered steel glazing bars
  • The role will also be to develop skills for receipt of deliveries, packaging of material and preparing materials for transportation

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

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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 the employer

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.

Employer

STANDARD PATENT GLAZING CO LTD

Address

FORGE LANE

DEWSBURY

W YORKSHIRE

WF12 9EL

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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

Matt Gardner

mgardner@patent-glazing.com

01924 461213

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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