Apprentice Welder/Fabrication Production Operative
Reference No: 29839
Hall Fire Protection Ltd
Swinton North
M28 2LA

About this opportunity

The apprentice will work in the manufacturing department, working closely with existing highly trained staff to learn all aspects of production. Hall Fire Protection Ltd offers a significant reward package for the successful candidate.

You, the apprentice operator, will work closely with the existing very experienced manufacturing team to learn and develop your skills and gain knowledge of machine operations in the department. The fire sprinkler systems manufactured on site are bespoke to each customer’s requirements. The designs are produced on site by our own design team.

The main duties within the department include:
Handling the pipe work
Cutting pipes to specific sizes
Using machines to make grooves in the pipes
Using band saws and circular saws
Threading pipes to make fittings
Mechanical jointing
Fitting pipe work
Manual painting of pipe work
Reading from work instructions and controlling documentation
Keeping work area clean and tidy and working as part of a team
Following good health and safety working practices
Manual handling
Manual dexterity/general fitting

Hall Fire is a leading independent specialist with 40yrs+ experience in designing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining fire sprinkler systems nationally.

The apprenticeship will be a shop floor hands on based role with your aim being to develop your practical skills and knowledge of the production and assembly process to become a fully contributing member of the team.

What you could go on to do:
There is potential progression to the servicing department, learning engineering maintenance or gaining experience in the design areas of the business.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role combined with a structured in-house training programme with the Company.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take. We have an initiative through Transport for Greater Manchester that can potentially offer a free refurbished bike and a 28 days bus pass to assist with travel to work for apprentices.

What you should have to apply

Good GCSE achievements demonstrating a good level of understanding in both maths and English.
The successful candidate will preferably have achieved GCSE Grade C in maths and English.
Evidence of working in a technical environment would be an advantage or an interest or hobby in assembling parts eg cars, bicycles, domestic equipment

Personal Qualities

A presentable person with a desire to learn new skills
Willingness to work in a hands on production role
Good interpersonal/team working skills
Dependable/good time keeping
Positive attitude to work and personal development
Must be prepared to work in a manufacturing based environment


Ability to work in a logical organised manner
Have an interest in working in a technical production role
Be able to perform assembly work in an accurate manner
Good communicator - verbal and written (emphasis on team working skills)
Able to work safely operating machines and equipment
Able to read and follow technical instructions
Prepared to work in hands on shop floor role in a busy production environment
Must be able to work well as part of the manufacturing team