METAL FABRICATOR APPRENTICESHIP
Shaping Industry Specialists
Advanced manufacturing of metal products
Upskill your staff and build the workforce needed to secure the future of your organisation with a funded Apprenticeship. Learners are taught by experienced Industry Specialist Trainers, providing real industry insights.
A Metal Fabricator’s role is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc. The Level 3 Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship teaches the skills and knowledge required to become a skilled fabricator in Industry.
Work for qualified Metal Fabricators can include manufacturing bridges, oil rigs, ships, petro-chemical installations, cranes, platforms, aircraft, automotive and machinery parts, sheet metal enclosures, equipment supports, and anything that can be fabricated out of metal. Fabricators can work alone or in teams, in factories or on operational sites. They use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm. The size and weight of the fabrications can range from components that can easily be picked up by hand, to massive structures that require several cranes to manipulate.
Next intake dates: September 2023 | February 2024
Apprentices will learn the following core knowledge:
Apprentices will learn the following core skills:
Individual employers are able to set the recruitment and selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. In order to optimise success, candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.
Route: Engineering and manufacturing
Minimum duration to gateway: 42 months (this does not include EPA period)
Maximum funding: £27000