The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plates and metal sheets.
Work includes 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.
Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm up to over 20mm.
In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with planners, supervisors, inspectors, designers, welders, pipefitters, fitters, machinists, riggers, steel erectors, stores personnel, painters and many others involved in manufacturing, production, maintenance and repair.
An employee in this occupation 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 or an international standard. Fabricators are also responsible for the health, safety and environmental (HS&E) protection of themselves and others around them.
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On this apprenticeship, you will cover the following knowledge, skills and behaviours.
On successful completion you will achieve the following:
This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:
You must have a Level 2 Engineering related qualification and a GCSE grade A*-C or 4-9 in GCSE maths and English.
There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.
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