Course Code: EN00110 Metal Fabricator - Advanced Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary The Metal Fabricator occupation is found in the advanced manufacturing engineering and engineering construction sectors. The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plates and metal sheets. Work includes anything that can be fabricated out of metal - such as bridges, oil rigs, ships, petrochemical installations, cranes, platforms, aircraft, automotive and machinery parts, sheet metal enclosures and equipment supports. Fabricators can work alone or in teams, in factories or on operational sites. , Entry Requirements Candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science. However individual employers will set the recruitment and selection criteria for their apprentices. If you do not hold the relevant Mathematics and English qualifications, you will be expected to undertake Functional Skills at Level 2 in both subjects. Learning and Teaching Methods Teaching and Learning Methods You will cover the skills, knowledge and behaviours set within this standard. Development of technical knowledge. Higher level technical knowledge required for this apprenticeship, delivered in a classroom to ensure a high level of technical ability and understanding. Development of competence. Work-based evidence required to demonstrate competence in the workplace through the safe and proper use of equipment and machines to produce high level components. Your progress is monitored and assessments are arranged throughout the course and are usually done on-the-job and through day release or block weeks to college. Industry Placement and Field Trips You will normally work around 30 hours per week, and no more than 40 hours (if you are under 18), to include training time both at college (off the job) and on the job with your employer. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment All costs for this course should be covered by your employer. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression If you successfully achieve all parts of the apprenticeship, your Skills Coach will discuss your next steps to take. Dependent on your roles and responsibilities, this may be the next level of the subject you have been studying already or a different pathway.