Apprentice Metal Fabricator – G P SHEET METALS 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: VAC1000045574


Wage – £9,379.50 per annum
Duration – 42 Months
Start date – 05 September 2022
Posted – 17/05/2022

Working Week:

Monday to Friday specific hours: 8.00am until 4.30pm Total hours per week: 37.5.

Apprenticeship level




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?

Potential to be taken on as full-time member of staff at the end of the training and after successfull completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You may be required to complete a work trial ahead of being offered the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Strong work ethic, Ability to work under pressure.


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

About the employer


Located in Holmfirth near Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, our company G P Sheet Metals are specialists in the manufacturing, design and installation of bespoke staircases, balustrades and other items. Since our founding in 1990, we have been working with both domestic and commercial clients across our local area. Our team of sheet metal experts ensure that competitive rates are always offered for all services and products provided across Holmfirth and Huddersfield. This keeps your costs down and ensures you receive quality sheet metal fabrication for the price you are paying.

Closing date: 04 July 2022