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Apprentice Metal Fabricator Rhames

To train in all areas of the Fabrication department and to be trained to carry out welding operations on fabricated and machined components using a variety of metals.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    07:00-15:30 Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with building high quality metal components
  • Reading & interpreting engineering drawings
  • Attend customer visits as and when required
  • React to customer breakdowns
  • Assist with measuring, marking cutting & bending
  • Set up metal work machinery including presses, cutters, brakes, shears & rollers
  • Assist with Grinding & finishing to a high specification
  • Carrying out all QA checks prior to despatch
  • Working within Company H&S procedures
  • Any ad-hoc responsibilities

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model. This means that during term-time, your attendance is required at our Engineering Innovation Centre in NG17 where you will further your knowledge, skills and behaviours.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This company is committed to providing ongoing training for its employees, to do this they use various training methods and funding streams.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Health and Safety Awareness, Self-motivated


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

About the employer

Rhames based in Beeston, Nottingham was incorporated in 2010 following a successful takeover of a fully equipped engineering facility previously owned and operated by Boots PLC. This takeover created an opportunity for Rhames to expand its services to a broader range of sectors and customers. It now provides contract manufacturing services incorporating in-house design and bespoke manufacturing.







NG90 2PR

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Training provider




01623 900479

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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