Find your place here at Metalcraft.
We are a fenland manufacturer of stainless steel, aluminium and carbon steel equipment for some of the world’s most hazardous and dangerous environments.
We design and manufacture safety critical equipment for energy, medical science and research communities.
Metalcraft have been manufacturing pressure vessels on our UK site for over 100 years and during this time have developed a wealth of knowledge and experience on the manufacturing techniques necessary to effectively and efficiently produce pressure vessels to the highest standards required by the sectors we serve.
In addition we manufacture vacuum vessels and cryogenic vessels. The vacuum vessels and cryogenic vessels we produce are fabricated and machined to achieve exacting specifications for vacuum leak tightness.
An apprenticeship is a real job with training which would allow you to earn while you learn, whilst
gaining nationally recognised qualifications.
Our apprenticeship takes 4 years to complete.
(Pushing you outside your comfort zone)
(Whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace)
This apprenticeship is aimed at people who wish to gain experience and qualifications in engineering through practical and theoretical skills and work based activities.
Our 4 year programme looks like this:
Stainless Metalcraft Training School & College of West Anglia
During the first year you will gain skills in:
Specific training in a core area to develop core skills:
More focus skilled techniques:
Working towards being a skilled operator and improved competence:
Level 3 standard, this qualification covers a range of topics relating to the skills required by Metalcraft, ie:
Functional skills/key skills in English and Maths at level 1 (if necessary)
All qualifications will be delivered in college on a day-release basis. College tutors/assessors and internal verifiers will ensure that the portfolio meets the required standard of competence. The qualification will prove competence, knowledge and understanding.
We work with one of the largest training providers in the region, who have exceptional track record in developing the skills and talents of our students.
This is achieved through a combination of great teaching by a team of highly-trained, industry-experienced staff and excellent facilities designed to prepare students for employment and further study.
At college you’ll be treated like an adult, gain independence, explore and broaden your interests, pursue your goals and meet lifelong friends.
If your application is successful you will be invited to attend an assessment centre here at our Chatteris site. We will set you a number of tasks for you to show us how you work under pressure, as part of a team and on your own.
To qualify for our programme you should have gained or are expected to gain a C or above grade GCSE’s in Maths, English and Science
Please complete the application below. We look forward to hearing from you.
Simply fill out and submit the form below and we will get back to you as soon as we can.