Steel Fabricator Apprentice



Closes in 18 days (Monday 12 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 17 June 2024


Edge Fabrication Services is a small rural steel fabricator. We operate from a workshop on the farm of one of the Directors. You would be an integral part of a small team offering products and services that we are very proud of. You would mostly be workshop based but some site work is also undertaken.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Metal fabricator (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm. 30 min lunch break.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 26 August


3 Years 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Working towards gaining the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to achieve the Level 3 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship standard qualification;
  • Metal fabricator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education
  • You will be required to attend the London Rd Campus for your day release 2 days per week, and the remainder of your working week would be in the workplace.

Where you’ll work




TF13 6ED


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Metal fabricator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Work safely at all times, comply with health & safety legislation, regulations and organisational requirements.
  • Comply with environmental legislation, regulations and organisational requirements.
  • Obtain, check and use the appropriate documentation (such as job instructions, drawings, quality control documentation).
  • Carry out relevant planning and preparation activities before commencing work activity.
  • Undertake the work activity using the correct processes, procedures and equipment.
  • Carry out the required checks (such as quality, compliance or testing) using the correct procedures, processes and/or equipment.
  • Deal promptly and effectively with problems within the limits of their responsibility using approved diagnostic methods and techniques and report those which cannot be resolved to the appropriate personnel.
  • Complete any required documentation using the defined recording systems at the appropriate stages of the work activity.
  • Restore the work area on completion of the activity and where applicable return any resources and consumables to the appropriate location.
  • Identify and follow correct Metal work instructions, specifications, drawing etc.
  • Mark out using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Cut and form Metal for the production or maintenance of fabricated products.
  • Produce and assemble Metal products to required specification and quality requirements.
  • Identify and follow correct joining instructions, specifications, drawing etc.
  • Carry out the relevant preparation before starting the joining fabrication activity.
  • Set up, check, adjust and use joining and related equipment.
  • Weld joints in accordance with approved welding procedures and quality requirements.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade C / 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    We operate from a rural location which has its upsides and downsides. No public transport, so you will need to get here on your own.

    About this company

    Edge Fabrication was started in 2021 by Nick and Ed. We are the Directors and both work hands on in the business daily. We operate in a workshop on Nicks 200 acre farm in a beautiful setting under the Wenlock Edge. We mainly service the Agricultural industry selling loader brackets and attachments from our website. We started manufacturing steel portal buildings 18 months ago and are accredited to En1090 Class 2. We also sell structural steel to local builders. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full time position as a welder / fabricator.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Jules Rhodes

    01743 653 460

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258572.

    Apply now

    Closes in 18 days (Monday 12 August at 11:59pm)

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