STEEL DESIGN NEXUS LTD

Apprentice Metal Fabricator – STEEL DESIGN NEXUS LTD

An exciting opportunity to start your career with a long established, successful and growing business. You will be working alongside and supporting highly skilled, experienced fabricators.

Reference number: VAC1000080159

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Wage – £9,754.68 per annum
Duration – 42 months
Start date – As soon as possible
Posted – 26/08/2022

Working Week:

Monday – Friday, specific hours: 8.25 hours daily with 30 mins lunch (Monday – Thursday) and Friday 6 hours with no lunch, Start times to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 39 hours a week.

Apprenticeship level

3

Positions

1

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice fabricator you will:

  • Work with different metals creating fabricated and structural products using engineering drawings
  • Cut, drill, shape and prepare materials using manual and power tools, calculating dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics
  • Adhere to Health & Safety regulations and policies and work proactively as part of a team
  • Maintain a good attitude to housekeeping, tidying up at the end of each shift

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

Level 3 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
In College one day a week over the full period of the apprenticeship.

The final year will involve completion of a portfolio and preparation for End Point Assessment (EPA). This measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours outlined in the standard and is carried out by ESFA approved organisations independent from the college.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The starting wage will be regularly reviewed and increase in line with performance and progression throughout the apprenticeship. Potential to be taken on as full-time member of staff at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills
Attention to detail
Team working
Initiative
Strong work ethic
Ability to work under pressure
Good time keeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4/C or above) essential

About the employer

STEEL DESIGN NEXUS LTD

ELLEN HOLME WORKS, ELLEN HOLME ROAD, LUDDENFOOT, HALIFAX, HX2 6EP
Sheet Metal company near Sowerby Bridge. Steel Design Nexus offers forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal including powder metallurgy.

Closing date: 05 October 2022