Engineering Fabrication Apprentice S & S FABRICATION & FENCING LTD

During your apprenticeship, you will be trained in all aspects of the role and learn about the requirements and the skills necessary to become a level 2 qualified engineering operative. This will include fabrication and welding and different types of metal cutting and drilling. You will also be using hand tools on a daily basis.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Working Monday to Thursday from 7.30am to 4.30pm and Friday from 7.30am to 1.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main duties will include:

• Fabrication & welding

• Different types of metal cutting and drilling

• Using handheld tools

• Reading and interpreting drawings

• Learning and adhering to company's health and safety rules/policies

• Other general engineering duties

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard:

• Level 2 Diploma in engineering operations (skills)

• Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)

• Functional Skills in maths and English if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate, there will be career progression available upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Analytical skills, Attention to detail, Initiative, Logical, Organisation skills, Physical fitness, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

S and S Fabrication Ltd are a local family owned company established in 1995. Supplying top quality wrought iron gates, fencing & railings, we have built up a solid reputation for style & durability. With our made to measure service, we offer free quotations & advice for all domestic and commercial needs. All our products are manufactured & powder coated in our workshop, to a high standard, ensuring a quality finish. From garden gates to high security fencing, we offer a wide range of styles & finishes. Supply or install for both customers & contractors, we can provide a supply and deliver service or full fitting service. All our products are galvanised in order to create a much extended life.




Unit B2

Chaimberlain Road


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Training provider


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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