Sheet Metal Apprentice

  • Company: Metal Craft Industries UK Ltd
  • Location: Wellingborough, NN8 4BZ
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: Between £15,000.00 and £17,000.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-13283
  • Application Deadline Date: 16/06/2024
  • Start Date: 05/08/2024
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: 7.30 to 4.30 Monday to Thursday 7.30 to 12.30 Friday

Brief Description

Metal Craft in Wellingborough are looking for an apprentice who will become an all-round highly skilled individual in welding and fabrication and machining, willing to learn, and get stuck in. A mature individual with a genuine enthusiasm for engineering.

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in maths and English.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01536 413508

Personal Qualities

Proactive
Attention to detail
Organised
Flexible
Self-motivated

Skills Required

Strong communication skills
Problem-solving abilities

Training to be Provided

- Level 2 Engineering Operative - Mechanical Manufacturing Pathway
- Functional Skills in English or maths if required

Future Prospects

Possibility of progression or a full time position may be offered on successful completion of your apprenticeship.
The sheet metal industry offers a wealth of opportunities for career growth and advancement. Supervisory, foreman, production manager engineering and design, or even start your own businesses.

Vacancy Detail

If you have artistic talents, you will enjoy working with many products which are not only useful but are used in the wider community. If you like working with your hands, you will use hand tools, operate manufacturing equipment, which manufactures display, food preparation, equipment, vehicle parts, laboratory as well as various artistic sculptures.

If you have ambitions to become a supervisor, a foreman, or a future running your own business, you will have a real challenge in the problems of design, material flow.

Metal Craft in Wellingborough are looking for a Sheet Metal Apprentice to join them.

Metal Craft have Lasers, flat and tubular, CNC punching, brakes presses, inserters, welding, metal polishing, tube bending, powder coating and billeting.

A sheet metal apprentice is not just a title; it's a commitment to learning, growing, and mastering a craft. So you will be:

Fabricating and welding
Reading and interpreting drawings
Operating a variety of machinery and tools
Adhering to safety protocols and regulations

You will also be

Laser, Punching, Brake Pressing, Metal Polishing, Powder Coating, CNC punching.
Assembling, fitting new parts, programming, CAD design and quality inspection.
Working within skilled teams and keeping production manager informed of your progress

Working environment in typical engineering environment - a sheet metal apprentice works in diverse settings, from machine shop, CNC welding and fabrication, metal polishing, welding, TIG and MIG to finishing powder coating. Like all jobs in engineering it often involves some physical labour and requires adherence to safety protocols.

At Metal Craft even as you finish your apprenticeship the learning never stops. Sheet metal workers often pursue additional qualifications and specialisations to enhance your skills and employability.

The sheet metal industry offers a wealth of opportunities for career growth and advancement. Supervisory, foreman, production manager engineering and design, or even start their own businesses.

A sheet metal apprentice is not just a title; it's a commitment to learning, growing, and mastering a craft. Your first steps as a sheet metal apprentice is of continuous learning.


Other Information

Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

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