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Welding and Fabrication Apprentice

Metron Wrought Ironwork
Metron Wrought Ironwork Station Approach Industrial Estate Penarth Vale of Glamorgan CF64 3EE
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


Duties will include the welding and fabrication skills and methods needed to complete your apprenticeship. You will have involvement with design, production and installation of a wide range of wrought iron products within both domestic and commercial sectors. This includes gates, railings, balconies, balustrades, security grilles, fences, spiral staircases and bespoke ironwork. Other duties will be allocated as appropriate including general housekeeping. Whilst in full-time employment you will undertake the following qualifications:

NVQ Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering
VRQ Diploma in Engineering Technology
Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Penarth and to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week. You will be employed full-time as an Apprentice Fabricator Welder by this company based in Penarth. You will be enrolled onto a level 2 apprenticeship in Welding & Fabrication.



Must be able to read basic measurements.
Prior experience within engineering desirable but not essential.
Must be prepared to travel for site work if required.
Must be keen to pursue a career in the industry.
Punctual and reliable.
Have a real passion for the trade and desire to qualify.
Must be prepared to travel once a week to Pyle for off-the-job training as a mandatory requirement of the apprenticeship.


Basic GCSEs English and Maths


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
XR Training

Training provider course:
Foundation Apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding Engineering

About the employer

Metron Wrought Ironwork
Station Approach Industrial Estate
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 3EE

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interview to take place at the employers premises - XR Training will be in touch to organise.

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