Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

Velvet Steel
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Light Fabrication Apprenticeship

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi 

Velvet Steel produces a variety of custom designed and crafted items for both domestic and commercial sites. Stainless steel gives variety in the form of bench tops, rangehoods, handrails, it’s easy to clean, durable and timeless. 

We design, supply and install domestic benchtops, handrails, balustrades and marine items.  For restaurant and café kitchens we provide benchtops, wall linings, extractor units and storage shelving.  We also provide stainless steel solutions for truck visors, security cages, sculptures, shower trays and other bespoke items.

A local business established in 2009 in Porirua, we are small enough to take real pride in each and every job we do, yet agile enough to manage challenging projects in a professional and timely manner.


About the Opportunity

Mō Te Huarahi  

Velvet Steel are now looking for another Light Fabrication Apprentice to join their small friendly team. You’ll start getting used to the tools you’ll need and move onto assisting with projects both in the workshop and at customers sites.


About You          


We are a professional and creative business who take pride in each and every job we do, so you’ll need to be a good fit for our small team.  For this entry level role you will also need -

  • A keenness to learn
  • A great work ethic
  • To be polite and courteous around customers
  • A pre-trade is not required but some welding experience and use of tools would be an advantage
  • NCEA Level 2 in English and Maths
  • To be physically fit
  • Restricted Drivers Licence as a minimum as there will be some driving to suppliers and site required for this role


Ngā Hāora  

Hours will be discussed with you at interview with Velvet Steel.  Standard hours are, Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 4.30pm.


Te Tohu  

New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4) with strand in Light Fabrication

Click here to view the full qualification details

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Date Posted
October 10, 2022
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