Craft / Manufacturing Apprentice Booth Industries Ltd

The successful candidate will work alongside the manufacturing operatives and will be trained to undertake the various duties associated with the manufacture of structural steelwork and sheet metal assemblies, including welding.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Working Hours Mon to Thurs 7.00am to 5.00pm and 45 mins to be taken for lunch each day. Note! The workshops operate on a 4 day working week.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001221378

  • Positions

    2 available

A craft apprenticeship is offered within the Manufacturing Workshops of Booth Industries Limited based in Bolton.

The company specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of high integrity steel doors ranging from personnel access sized doors up to aircraft hangar sized doors, all of which are manufactured in-house by Booth’s experienced fabrication and welding operatives.

The successful candidate will work alongside the manufacturing operatives and will be trained to undertake the various duties associated with the manufacture of structural steelwork and sheet metal assemblies, including Mig welding using equipment and machinery along with cutting torches and grinder, other hand tools.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Literacy will be important in reading drawings, instruction manuals, and completing records.
  • IT skills in Word, Excel and E-mails will be an advantage.
  • An individual who has an acumen/interest in mechanical aspects will prove beneficial.
  • Good communication skills and ability to listen and understand instructions essential.

Personal qualities

A positive attitude from a dependable motivated individual who outwardly demonstrates an eagerness to learn are always well received. Key qualities to have include being:

  • Punctual
  • Practical orientation
  • Attentive
  • Good concentration
  • Conscientious

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum of 3  GCSE Grade C Pass or higher, including Science, Maths and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

The Company will support the successful candidate to achieve the relevant NVQ qualifications as part of the apprenticeship by attending the appropriate college courses on a part-time/day release basis. Further higher education sponsorship may be considered, dependent upon the candidate’s ability and success during the apprenticeship. Future prospects include progression into other areas of the Company including estimating, engineering or procurement departments.

Things to consider

The Company undertakes works of a sensitive nature for various Government institutions, including the supply of security products to various industries, for which Security Clearances are required and therefore it will be important that the successful candidate will have held a British Passport for a minimum of 7 years and not hold a criminal record that may compromise this as training could involve working on such projects. What interests the candidate about the role and what ultimately are they seeking to achieve out of the apprenticeship? What challenges does the candidate envisage they will encounter in both the work place and the academic arena?

About the employer

Specialists in design, supply and service support of high integrity fire and blast resistant doors and wall systems worldwide.

Employer

Booth Industries Ltd

Address

Nelson Street

Bolton

BL3 2RW

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Training provider

The successful applicant will be working towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding. This will include NVQ Level 2, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

ALLIANCE LEARNING

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Alliance Learning

Contact

Recruitment Team 01204 677888


Employer's Application Instructions

Please register your details on our website and a member of our dedicated team will contact you.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Aug 2017