CTS Bridges Limited

Apprentice Welder/Fabricator – CTS Bridges Limited

The job will be learned on site working with experienced qualified welder fabricators. They will also be working on site from time to time, installing the work we have made. The job will involve cutting, drilling, welding, following drawings, accurate measuring, maintaining a clean and tidy work area and being punctual on a daily basis.

Reference number: VAC1000250934


Fabrication learner
Wage – £13,312 a year
Duration – 42 months
Start date – 9 September 2024
Posted – 15/05/2024

Working Week:

4 Days at work, 1 day at college. Monday – Thursday 7.00am – 4.00pm and Friday 7.00am – 1.00pm. Total hours per week: 40

Apprenticeship level




What will the apprentice be doing?

The duties will include, but wont be limited to:

  • Working alongside qualified welder / fabricators
  • Working on bespoke projects
  • Learning key fabrication skills

Apprentices showing promise will be backed and trained by CTS to the highest level possible.

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

Level 3 Metal Fabricator Advanced Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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?

To become a qualified and coded welder / fabricator.

Extra training or qualifications can be achieved, CTS will train and back anybody who wishes to achieve more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills
Attention to detail
Team working
Positive attitude
Can do attitude


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

About the employer

CTS Bridges Limited

Abbey Road Shepley Huddersfield HD8 8BX
CTS have been designing and manufacturing bridges and structures since 1988 and are one of the market leaders in footbridge design, offering one of the most extensive ranges of steel, timber and steel and timber footbridges. We specialise in the design, fabrication and installation of footbridges of all types and sizes- including Pedestrian only, Cycle / bridle way bridges and Vehicular access bridges – all designed and detailed to reflect their use, size and the aesthetic required.
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Closing date: 4 June 2024