Fabrication Apprentice (Prime Security)


General Description

The fabrication apprentice will work with time served fabricators and learn how to read drawings, select steel and prepare materials

Main Duties

The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using steel plate and metal sheet
The Fabricator apprentice will work alone or in teams in the factory
The Fabricator apprentice will use a large range of metals at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm
In their daily work, the apprentice will interact with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders, and many others involved in manufacturing
The fabricator apprentice will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of their own work whilst ensuring it conforms to a relevant specification such as an engineering drawing
The Fabricator apprentice will be responsible for the health, safety and environmental (HS&E) protection of themselves and others around them

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

General welder (arc processes)
Level 2 (GCSE)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once the apprentice has completed they will become a time served metal fabricator

Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Creative
  • Initiative
Desired Qualifications
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) essential
Future Prospects

Once the apprentice has completed they will become a time served metal fabricator

About the Employer

Established in 1985, a family company ran by brothers Sean & Graham Lynch who work predominantly in the high-end sectors of gate automation, each having over 25 years experience in automation and fabrication. Providing business and domestic customers with quality installations for their exacting and varied needs. We continue to develop and adjust our business to todays changing requirements. Operating from our premises in Newburn we can deliver an unrivalled experience into the world of gate automation in the North East. Our new showroom has working examples of a range of automation, gates and intercom systems for that hands on feel. We have a full portfolio of existing gate systems already installed. We aim to manufacture and install the highest quality products at an affordable cost.

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Weekly Wage

£ £10,982.40 PER YEAR

Expected Duration

42 months

Possible Start Date

20 Nov, 2023

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

Apprenticeship Level

Level 2

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Closing date: 20 Nov, 2023

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