Apprentice Metal Fabricator


MGF are currently seeking to recruit 2 Welder / Fabricator Apprentices to join the Manufacturing Team at our Head Office in Ashton-in-Makerfield. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Weekly wage

£174.00 - £328.40

Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

42 months

Possible start date

07 Jun 2021


Reporting directly to the Manufacturing manager, the responsibilities of this position are:

  • Assisting with fabrication and manufacturing of all types of MGF Shoring Equipment from instructions and the reading of engineering drawings
  • Assisting with performing high quality repairs on heavy duty steel equipment
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes
  • Observe or monitor objects to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards
  • Visually inspect fabrication work to determine compliance with standards and legislation 
  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping within your area

Working week

Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm

40 hour per week

Date posted

07 Apr 2021

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


2 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Good practical skills
  • Logically minded
  • A genuine understanding and keen interest in engineering with the desire to follow this career route
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent (including maths and English at grade 4/C or equivalent)

Personal Qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Willing to work and learn

Future Prospects

  • Progression into a full time permanent role is available on successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

MGF is a privately owned independent company specialising in the supply of excavation support equipment to the Construction Industry through hire and sale. Our strategy is to provide a comprehensive shoring service to our customers. This is achieved through continuous investment in our products, infrastructure, processes and people to achieve long term sustainable growth. Employing over 400 staff, we operate nationally from 14 locations.




Grant House

Training provider

  • Metal Fabricator Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths/English

Training framework

Metal Fabricator

Training provider



Denise Elliott

01942 761851

Application instructions

Application closing date: 31 May 2021

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