Working in a small fabrication department reporting to fabrication supervisor, this includes attending college for off-site learning and qualifications with on the job learning as well.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    Monday- Friday- 8-00 till 4-30 with 30 mins lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Learning to complete accurate welding, fabrication, Sheet metal work, across a variety of materials and industries
  • Ensuring full adherence to HS&E & Quality at all times
  • Plan and prepare for the Metal fabrication activities before commencing work
  • Monitor resources and activities throughout the fabrication of products or components
  • Working closely with the fabrication supervisor who will coach and mentor the successful candidate.

The training you will be getting

You will attend training at Leicester College Abbey Park Campus one day per week. You will complete an advanced apprenticeship which is level 3. You will aslo complete Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Successful completion of the apprenticeship modules may result in the offer of a full time position as an engineer. This is providing the apprentice works within the company rules and guidelines which will be explained during their induction.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade c or Level 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade c or Level 4) Essential

Things to consider

As a small department, someone reliable, with good time keeping, and attendance, is essential.

About the employer

Here at Nylacast, our purpose is to solve complex engineering problems for a safer, greener and a more sustainable world by partnering with influencers of change in a diverse range of industries. We have been applying this ethos, which has be embedded in the company's culture, for over five decades. Our business is focused on three core values "People, Polymers and Passion". With our People, we educate and empower. With our Polymers, we strive to enhance, create, and pioneer applications whilst bringing through our Passion for innovation and change.




480 Thurmaston Boulevard



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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

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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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