Apprentice Fabricator/Welder (GTA) North Staffordshire Engineering Group Training Association Ltd

The successful candidate will be trained in fabrication and welding areas and begin a career in a company with a good track record.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Daily hours to be discussed at interview stage

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will work in a role that consists of:

  • Selection of correct materials to be processed
  • Preparation and cutting of materials
  • Follow engineering drawings
  • Fabrication tasks
  • Welding
  • Using hand tools
  • Using precision measuring instruments
  • Other fabrication and engineering tasks as reasonably directed
  • Apply best health & safety practice with PPE at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work accurately
  • Good concentration levels
  • Ability to work without direct supervision once able to do so
  • Ability to understand plans and drawings
  • Good maths skills to work out measurements
  • Good problem solver
  • Understanding of good health & safety practice

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Good communicator
  • Good timekeeper
  • Positive attitude
  • Genuine interest in engineering

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade C in Maths and English or equivalent preferred

Future prospects

To be discussed on completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

NSEGTA is a long established and respected local company working within the engineering sector in training and development, offering quality apprenticeships with well-respected local engineering companies. The group offer services which range from accredited training courses in many areas of health and safety to specialist training in skills required in engineering. Our health and safety services help members and clients to meet legislative regulation and offer support which is designed to help in many areas including environmental as well as health and safety. The company prides it's self on its established connection in the education and training sector and is proud to be able to assist companies to reach world class standards of employee skills, performance and safety.


North Staffordshire Engineering Group Training Association Ltd


151-153 Marsh Street North



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Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2
  • Award in Industrial Environmental Awareness Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English and Maths (if requried)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning Thinking Skills Level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Staffordshire Engineering Group Training Association Ltd


Sara James 01782 213485

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017