Apprentice Fabricator / Welder SISMATICO (UK) LTD

The Apprentice will be involved in the manufacture of food and beverage equipment. Working at the top level of the industry for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Heineken etc, worldwide The role will include producing items at the factory from stainless steel materials which would include TIG and MIG welding/fabricating, drilling, grinding, and cutting.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonuses can be paid at Christmas and through the year depending on previous years' profits, and duration of Employment.

  • Working week

    5 days per week, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Welding and fabricating parts that arrive at the facility in flat pack form from outside laser cutters, all parts cleaned and finished to a high standard, all manufactured parts and designed in-house by our CAD specialists.
  • Reading CAD drawings and working within the tolerances to create fabricated parts.
  • Cutting, Drilling, Grinding/cleaning and Finishing stainless steels to a high-quality standard.

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be at Doncaster College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer
  • Day release     
  • You will undertake Level 3 Plate Welder qualification
  • Plate welder / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education  
  • You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or Maths if needed
  • You will undertake both on and off-the-job training by a team of industry-qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fully qualified and trained Fabricator on Sismatico equipment
  • To be able to fabricate any type of the equipment themselves

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Ideally, local to Bawtry. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

We are proud of providing a worldwide operation supplying & supporting blue chip companies and many key OEM equipment suppliers. Our specialized air conveyor systems for CANS – PET BOTTLES & CARTONS are all manufactured from our production facility in the UK near Doncaster. Sismatico has grown into one of the market leaders within in the UK and European markets Installing extremely successful, low-maintenance & efficient lines. We offer our customers excellent service, support and innovative ideas for the major Beverage & Food market sectors. Within the team at Sismatico, there are many years of industry experience and the ability to go forward with new designs and developments to assist our customers.







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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


Debbie Evans

Apprenticeship standard

Plate welder

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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