Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd

Welding and Fabrication Advanced Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd (Employer)

Sunderland Engineering Training Association Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
42 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Metal Fabricator (apprenticeship standard)
24 positions available
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our engineering apprenticeships are a launchpad for a career in engineering, manufacturing and related industries. Apprentices initially learn their skills at Seta’s own workshop facilities in Washington where they gain hands on, practical experience for use in the workplace.


You will learn practical skills in:

  • Hand Fitting
  • MIG
  • Sheet Metal Work
  • TIG

You will learn technical skills in:

  • Maths
  • Health and Safety
  • Welding Principles
  • Inspection and Quality
  • Mechanical Principles

Future Prospects

  • The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion

Reality Check

  • Applicants will be required to undertake an initial aptitude assessment

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication to learning and study
  • A strong interest in how things work
  • A desire to work hard and be challenged – every day

Qualifications Required

  • 5 x GCSE’s or equivalent Grade C/4 or above in maths, English Language and science

Training Provided

Metal Fabricator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship is typically a 42-month programme. The first ten months is spent in the Training Centre following various aspects of Engineering Skills to NVQ Level 2 followed by NVQ Level 3 in the employer’s premises
  • The Technical Certificate aspect of the programme is a BTEC Level 3 Diploma
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