Fabrication & Welding Apprentice DYER ENGINEERING LTD.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting Salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Dyer Engineering wants to create engineering futures in the Northeast, and we do this in several ways; long-term commercial contracts, investing in plant and machinery and investing in our people, especially our Apprentice Programme.   

The apprenticeship programme is designed to give people an opportunity to develop practical skills, create a strong internal talent pipeline and provide social mobility opportunities to our community.

Offers hands-on training and theoretical knowledge to develop expertise in machining techniques. 

Typical duties for standard: cutting, drilling, shaping and preparing metal materials during fabrication activities 

The training you will be getting

  • You will be enrolled on L3 Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship 
  • Academic training will be through New College Durham

Mandatory qualifications:

  • Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level: 3

    Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will gain a Level 3 qualification in Metal Fabrication which opens up potential job opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to travel to both Annfield Plain and New College Durham each week.

About the employer

Based in County Durham, UK, we have wide experience in a wide range of industries including rail, automotive, defence, oil & gas, offshore, renewables and mining. We are very experienced in dealing with our diverse blue-chip international customer base and supporting the extensive requirements demanded of their markets and sectors. We supply both our local market and export across the world. We have experience of performing design related activities including proof of concepts, prototypes, stress analysis and CE Marking. We manage over 98% of our work in-house within our modern production facilities (100,000 sqft) and our processes include profiling, a full range of welding and fabrication facilities, large bed-multi-axis CNC machining, shot-blasting, painting and powder coating as well as mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic assembly services.




Dyer Engineering, Morrison Industrial Estate North



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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jul 2024