Glasswell & Last Ltd

Apprentice Pipe Fitter / Fabricator - Advanced (Level 3)

Glasswell & Last Ltd (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £232.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 8am - 5pm
48 months (duration)
30 August 2021(start date)
Engineering Fitter (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Glasswell & Last are an established business based in Bury St Edmunds. We work predominantly within the utility sectors with clients such as Anglian water and National Grid and after a management buy-out earlier this year we are now looking to expand our workforce. There is an opportunity for a pipe fitter apprentice to join the team.


This role will be undertaken at our workshop, designated construction sites or active utility sites involved in water or waste treatment. Site work could be anywhere within the UK with 90% of works in East Anglia.

Working on site under the supervision and guidance of other mechanical installation engineers or the site supervisor.

  • Pipework support fabrication and installation
  • Pipework fabrication and installation
  • Pressure testing of pipework

As an apprentice you will start with easy tasks, as experience and training progresses you will gain more responsibly and be expected to work on your own initiative.

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship there is an opportunity for a full time role as an Pipe fitter / fabricator. Further training is available for those who prove themselves capably and the desire to continue development of their skills / knowledge.

Reality Check

This role will involve a lot of working outdoors in all weathers. There will be work within hazardous areas and working at height or within confined spaces. There will an element of travel and staying away when working on sites further away. There is overtime available.

Skills Required

  • Ability to listen and learn
  • Confidence to ask questions in order to learn about what and why you are being asked to do certain tasks.
  • Ability to retain knowledge

Qualities Required

  • Time keeping
  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Diligent
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications Required


  • GCSE, or equivalents, maths, science & English grade C / 4 or above


  • GSCE, or equivalents, e.g. design and technology or resistance materials etc.

Training Provided

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end point assessment
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