What will the apprentice be doing?King Trailers are based in Market Harborough. They design, manufacture and service bespoke and standard trailers and plant body trucks to all market sectors and they are looking for a Fabricator Engineer Apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will be welding and fabricating light, medium and heavy gauge steel within specified tolerances and standards. You will learn to have proficiency with fabrication tools, including, welding sets, plasma cutting tools, flame cutting tools, grinders and disc cutters. You will learn to understand and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints. As a fabricator you will be constructing and welding trailer structures from detailed engineering drawings for customers such as the military, nuclear and civils contractors. This role will involve working with a variety of sizes and grades of carbon steel. The working week for this position is Monday to Thursday, allowing for a three day weekend for the successful candidate!
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?Engineering Operative – Level 2 EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations EAL Level 2 in Engineering Operations
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?On successful completion of your apprenticeship you would progress to a full time fabrication role and apprentice mentor and then to a foreman, with the opportunity to become a manager.
Reality CheckCandidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of Tresham College (Part of the Bedford College Group)
Skills Requiredcommunication skills, Reliable, Can do attitude
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 3 (A to D)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 3 (A to D)) Desired