Metal Fabricator Apprentice HAMILTON ENGINEERING LTD

Apprentice Fabricator and welder. Working with thinner metals so sheet metal fabrication will be involved. All aspects of welding will be covered. TIG/MIG/MMA. Working with a wide range of metals but mostly stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel. The apprentice will be based at The Engineering College on a day release programme.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    National Apprenticeship 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

    7.30am - Lunch Break38 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

. Working with Thinner Metals so Sheet Metal Fabrication can be involved 

. Aspects of Welding Tig/Mig/MMA

. Working on a range of Metals 

The training you will be getting

Metal fabricator Level 3 (A level)

1 Day per week at The Engineering College, Monks Ferry,Birkenhead.

Technical Certficate 

Upskill Maths and English 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

If successful in the apprenticeship, a full time role would likely be available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Do you have an Interest in Engineering?

About the employer

Hamilton Engineering is based in Birkenhead Sheet Metal Fabricators & Welding






CH41 3NG

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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


Elaine Kerr


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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete the online application form through the link stating Company as Hamilton Engineering and trade as Metal Fabricator.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Jun 2024