Fabrication is the manufacture of items and structures from metals. You will be involved with making and building things from metal using methods such as cutting, shaping, and welding. Anything made from metal could be classed as a fabrication. Welding is a process that uses heat to join the metal parts of a fabrication together.

This apprenticeship would be suitable for anyone who is looking to work as a Plater/Fabricator, Sheet Metal Worker or Welder.


  • Manual Welding
  • Welding Machine Settings & Operating
  • Sheet Metal Working (3mm or less)
  • Plate Working (3mm upwards)
  • Structural Steelwork
  • Pipe & Tube Fabrication