A great opportunity to learn on-the-job the principles and core skills needed to become a qualified fabricator. You will accurately interpret technical drawings, mark out, produce and assemble fabricated products, plus more.

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

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    - Private Medical Scheme, Life Assurance, Festive Gift and Pension

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday (8am - 5pm) and Friday (8am - 1pm)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

As part of your role, you will carry out the following tasks:

  • Accurately interpret technical drawings
  • Mark out, produce and assemble fabricated products
  • Use appropriate tools, equipment and techniques to share and form metal materials
  • Cutting, drilling, shaping and preparing metal materials during fabrication activities using manual and power tools and thermal and laser cutting techniques
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workspace. 

In addition you will:

  • Be responsible for your own time management
  • Ensure college days are attended
  • Be responsible for undertaking instructions from qualified fabricators
  • Be responsible for your own learning
  • Be responsible for asking questions so you better understand the role and industry

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard (EAL)

  • Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations (Practical Units)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Portfolio of Evidence (Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours)
  • End-Point Assessment

The off-the-job training will take place at Derwent Training, Malton, YO17 6YG one day a week. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a fully qualified Metal Fabricator with the opportunity to further your skills and knowledge and progress within Severfield.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Meet theory deadlines, Health and Safety Awareness, Ability to follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technical Subject (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

- You must be able to travel to complete your off-the-job learning at Derwent Training, Malton, YO17 6YG. The centre is on a bus and train route. - You must be willing to complete the College's eligibility process to assess your suitability to start a Level 3 Apprenticeship. - Due to Health and Safety Regulations within the factory you must be 18 or above to apply for this role.

About the employer

We are the UK’s largest structural Steel company. Today, with multiple sites in the UK and our India factory, we have an annual capacity to produce around 300,000 tonnes of fabricated steelwork. We have 5 manufacturing facilities across the UK, and we are currently looking for Metal Fabrication Apprentices to join us as part of our Products and Processing (SPP) sector based at our site in Sherburn, Malton. Severfield Products & Processing Ltd (SPP) is a market leader in modular steel structures and buildings, supplying into the Nuclear, Rail, Power, Data Storage and Material Handling sectors. SPP is growing at a rapid pace with 100% year-on-year growth in its primary product line of industrial modules. SPP is continuously expanding its product range and the markets it supplies into.






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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: 15 Jul 2024