Welding Apprentice Donaldson Filtration Gb Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two apprentices to join a busy global manufacturing company in the Thurmaston area of Leicester. You will be joining a busy team who cover a variety of welding tasks.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £206.25 - £243.75

  • Working week

    Mon to Thurs 6:00-14:10 Friday 6:00-12:10 We also run an afternoon shift – which the individual may be asked to work at some point following training, shift is: Mon to Thurs 14:05 – 22:15 Fri 12:05 – 18:15

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

-       Reading of drawings

-       Pre assemble/construction of welded components

-       Spot weld/tack weld

-       Seam/stitch weld activities

-       Fettle/shotblast

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Computer literate

Some engineering/manufacturing knowledge/experience would be advantageous but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Quick learner
  • proactive
  • self-starter
  • reliable
  • committed
  • competent
  • confident

Qualifications required

Grades C and above in Maths and English or equivalent are desirable

Future prospects

Possible longer term employment, and/or progression to Level 3, for the right candidate

Things to consider

The employer location is in Leicester and the training will take place in Coventry 1 day per week. Expenses will be paid for the training day.

About the employer

Donaldson provides customers with solutions that improve peoples’ lives, enhance equipment performance and protect our environment. Our products are found in a wide variety of industries, including agriculture, on- and off-road equipment, power generation, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defense, food and beverage, transportation, oil and gas and more. In 2015, Donaldson turned 100 years old. We appreciate that the first and following decades of success are largely due to the employees who live our values of Integrity, Respect and Commitment. With an unwavering commitment to customer and ongoing innovations in technologies and processes, we have the best team, the best products and the momentum for another legendary century of service.


Donaldson Filtration Gb Ltd


Humberstone Lane



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2
  • Tech Cert
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills or GCSE English, maths and ICT if required

Apprenticeship standard

Welding > Welding

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College - Coventry


Tracey Kahrman 02476791182 t.kahrman@coventrycollege.ac.uk

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Closing date: today