Traineeship in Sheet Metal Fabrication

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Traineeship in Sheet Metal Fabrication

High Level Curriculum


  • H&S training/Safe methods of Work
  • Use of Welding equipment and associated tools
  • Practical experience with Weld Settings
  • Understanding Technical drawings
  • Quality Checking & inspection
  • Kitting & Packaging

Type of person we are looking for

  • Good Work Ethic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Punctual – Good Time Keeper

Broad Responsibilities

  • Strict adherence to the company Health & Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Compliance with policies and procedures as outlined by the company and the appropriate regulatory body.
  • Advise your Manager/Team Leader of any problems arising in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all tools, equipment are maintained in a clean and serviceable condition and where appropriate are returned to the appropriate place stores after use.
  • Ensure that all Quality documentation/records are completed as soon as the appropriate tasks have been completed within the scope of authorisation issued.
  • Maintain accurate and complete time records as applicable to allocated tasks.
  • Promote good relations with other personnel and the customer in order to enhance productivity and the image of the company.
  • Ensure all work and rest areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Contribute with ideas to work processes in order to improve/optimise efficiency, quality and ground time.
  • Any other reasonable tasks or duties allocated to you by the company from time to time.

Programme Owner – Sean Sherry, Production Manager

Sheet Metal Fabrication  Traineeship Curriculum

  • Induction
    • Company Background
    • Company Expectations
  • H&S training/Safe methods of Work
    • Manual Handling
    • Abrasive Wheels
    • Workshop Safety
    • Material handling and lifting equipment
    • Safe Methods of Work -Specific to Welding
  • Use of Welding equipment and associated tools
  • Practical experience with Weld Settings
    • Welding Theory – How it works
    • Preparing welding materials
    • Horizontal/Vertical Welds and different weld applications
    • Welding range of material gauges
  • Understanding Technical drawings
    • Understanding Common Weld Symbols and Weld Instructions
    • 3rd eye projection View
    • 3D models
  • Quality Checking & inspection
    • Cleaning and finishing welds
    • How to present commercial welds
    • Pre Delivery Inspection
  • Kitting & Packaging
    • Labelling
    • Packaging & Palleting

Candidates will learn how to competently and safely MIG Weld a range of Mild Steel Gauges and Weld Types.

Candidates may be eligible to receive training on our range of material handling equipment

Candidates will receive McAree Engineering Competency Certificate