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Welder/Fabricator/Pipe Fitter Apprentice PORTOBELLO ENGINEERING LIMITED

This is a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity to join a specialist engineering business based in Cromford, Matlock as an apprentice doing fabrication and welding.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday, 8.00am - 2.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Workshop based fabrication combined with on site installation, primarily of pipework and associated support structures, accessways etc.

Part of a small team producing high quality bespoke systems from start to finish.

Duties will include:

  • Stainless Tig/Mig welding (pipework and fabrications),
  • Mild Steel Mig/Arc welding
  • Marking out
  • Gas/plasma cutting
  • Grinding
  • Folding
  • Pipe bending and threading.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A keen interest in engineering
  • Organised
  • Good communicator
  • Confident

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Polite
  • Friendly
  • Well presented

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum GCSE grade 4/C in maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Level 2 in Engineering (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Full time position within the company

About the employer

Welcome to Portobello Engineering Limited, a high quality engineering contractor specialising in turn-key process cooling projects including stainless steel and aluminium fabrication, based in Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire.

Established in 1996 the company has expertise and flexibility in a diverse range of production methods and materials giving a unique opportunity of being able to cater for almost any type of product or design, ranging from simple constructions to major structural developments.

By utilising a wide variety of production techniques our facilities can cater for products in materials ranging from mild steel and aluminium, to stainless steel, all of which can be manipulated to suit most designs or client requirements.




High Peak Works

Off Derby Road


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Services 2000 Ltd


James Lund

Metal Fabricator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 Technical Certificate in Advanced Engineering Manufacturing
  • Portfolio Development covering the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required
  • Gateway
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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