Fabrication and Welding Apprentice – Metalcraft Europe

Metalcraft Europe manufacture fabricated metal products for a vast range of companies. We have a strong history of employing apprentices and offer a number of benefits to our apprentices such support with travel costs. Our training is second to none and will provide you with the skills and knowledge you require to become a top class welder fabricator.

All our employees have extensive knowledge of TIG Welding procedures, materials, working practices and work place disciplines. We manufacture high quality Food Grade 316 Stainless Steel Fabrications for various blue chip clients within the food processing industry.



A brilliant opportunity to join an industry leader in sheet metal engineering. As an apprentice at metalcraft you will learn and undertake the following duties:

  • Assist a sheet metal worker in fabrication, assembly, installation and repair of equipment, products and structures in workshop and on site.
  • Learn how to read and follow engineers’ drawings and technical plans.
  • Operation of various machinery
  • Basic hand tool operation

GCSE grades C/4 or above in Maths and English

Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Skills Required

Good Hand/Eye coordination. Logical thinking with the ability to solve problems. Ability to work as part of a team. Attention to detail. Effective communicator.


Personal Qualities

Punctual, an ability to work responsibly,  independently and as part of a strong team. Physical dexterity and strong communication skills.


Framework title: L2 Fabrication & Welding Framework

Length of Programme: 2 Years

Mode of delivery: Day Release

Course content:

City and Guilds NVQ 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations.

City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (QCF)

Functional Skills qualifications (if required):

Level 1 Functional Skill in English

Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths


+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills



Question one: How would you calculate the circumference of a circle?

Question two: What can steel be coated with to prevent it rusting?

To apply, click here.

If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our apprenticeships team on apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk or call us on 01535685035.

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