Nordic Installations

Nordic Installations

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Fabrication Apprentice
Published: Feb 11, 2019
Ref: NI649SB

Nordic Installations are looking for a person to come forward and train within a well established business, as a Fabricator of Glass Supporting Structures.

The Apprentice’s Role

You will be involved in all aspects of Fabrication which will include fabricating and assembling metal products, such as window sashes, casements, doors, awning frames, shells, cases, and tubular products, such as golf carts or furniture, as specified by work orders, diagrams, and templates, using hand tools, power tools, and metalworking machinery.

You will lay out and mark reference points onto components, using template, rule, square, compass, and scale and assembles components, using fixtures, hand tools, and portable power tools, such as grinders, drills, power wrenches, and riveters.

You will also operate machines, such as arbor presses, riveting press, brazing machine, and resistance-welding machines, to complete assembly. You may also weld components together.

The company are looking for someone to gain the skills required to deliver a product of the highest quality in keeping with the company’s service and products.

For this apprenticeship route everything will be taught at the workplace, and no college attendance is required.

Working Hours: The working hours will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Some flexibility will be required due to the nature of the job.

Wages: £156.00 per week, based on 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332442.

Nordic Installations Ltd has worked with a wide range of developers, local authorities and agencies on many prestigious and award winning construction projects. With over 20 years of experience for construction professionals to call upon, the ability of Nordic Installations Ltd to problem solve and achieve delivery & installation deadlines is respected throughout the construction industry.

The company works very closely with COMAR & SMART Systems in the development and specification of architectural aluminium systems which are then constructed by our in-house fabricators and engineers. Access to this relationship and skilled fabricators has benefited many of the more challenging projects Nordic Installations Ltd has been involved with.

With the appointment to each project of a dedicated point of contact within Nordic Installations Ltd, clients are ensured smooth communications and quick response to technical challenges… a personal service that is becoming a rare commodity, especially on large-scale developments.

Whilst you will initially be working towards a Level 3 qualification, there will be an opportunity for an apprentice with the right skills, ability and attitude to progress onto a full time role within the company.

Skills Required

You will need to have a strong work ethic, enjoy working in a team and have a strong willingness to achieve a nationally recognised qualification. Attention to detail and a strong awareness of Health and Safety are a must.

Personal Qualities

The successful candidate needs to be polite, reliable and hardworking, confident and a strong team player.

Prior Qualifications

No previous qualifications are required for the role, but a sound grasp of Maths is important as you work to plans from surveys at all times with the job.

The Apprenticeship in Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures consists of:

  • NVQ Certificate in Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures
  • Certificate in Glass Related Operations
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 2)
  • Construction Skills Health, Safety and Environment test – CSCS Test
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Certified Health and Safety Course
  • Internet Safety / Safeguarding

Most aspects of your training will be delivered on-site with the employer, and you will have regular site visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.

Skills Group will also support you to achieve Emergency First Aid and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.

You will also be supported by Skills Group to complete your CSCS online test, to achieve your CSCS Card which enables you to carry out site work, if required.