Apprentice Fabricator/Welder
Employment Type:
From £592 per month
Longport, ST6 4BP
Closing Date:
31st December, 2018

This opportunity is perfect for anyone wanting to get into a trade! It can give you the experience you need for a successful, well-paid career.

Job Role: 

A great opportunity for the right person, working in a busy engineering workshop, alongside fully trained well paid tradesmen. You will be learning from their experience and will be instructed in working safely whilst producing high quality products. You will be helping to make products by measuring and cutting mild to shape using power saws and guillotines etc. Helping to assemble products by Tack welding and screwed fasteners. Some small bench work will be completed but also large scale work on much bigger projects will be completed on and off site.

Working week: 8.00am – 5.00pm (generally 40 hours per week)

About Your Employer:

SMurph Engineering are a metal work firm which are based in Stoke-on-Trent.

What is a Fabricator? 

A Fabricator is a construction and assembly type role. Fabricators tend to create small parts to fit onto a large scale object. This is a skilled job role and is a good job to get into if you want to work on big, rewarding projects. You will become the master of technical blue prints and could even be working on projects like bridges or landmarks!

Skills Required: 

  •  Ability to understand and carry out instructions as described by other team members Organisation Skills (Able to manage time effectively and prioritise workload accordingly)
  • Understand how to deliver right first-time approach
  •  Good communication skills, verbally and written.
  • Able to work as part of a team and alone on tasks, while maintaining the high standards for quality and H&S

Personal Attributes: 

  • Good time keeper and attendance
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ approach to everyday work tasks
  • Open to change and new ideas
  • Willingness and desire to take responsibility and use own initiative when needed
  • Commitment to own personal professional development [willingness to learn]
  • A proactive approach to seeking knowledge and a learning attitude

Qualifications Required:

• GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills [or equivalent] This is preferred but not essential as training will be given if needed to achieve the next grade level

• Manual Handling (not essential)

• Asbestos Awarenes  (not essential)

• CSCS Card  (not essential, but training can be given if needed to achieve this unit)

Qualification Gained:

Level 2 apprenticeship in Joinery

Future Prospects: 

Potential future prospects can be discussed with members of staff at PM Training.


Matching you to the right employer

All applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before starting an apprenticeship programme. This ensures applicants and employers are a perfect match.

Salary information

Please note the salary for this role is from £592 per month for all ages of applicants. Wage does depend on the age of the applicant.