Thermal Insulation Apprentice Kaefer C + D Ltd

Fantastic opportunity to gain skills in a specialist sector; offering the right individual unrivaled career opportunities.

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Closing date: 10 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have an opportunity for a Thermal Insulation Apprentice to join our reputable company. The successful candidate will gain a variety of niche skills, including pipework, vessel and ductwork, insulation and cladding within the medium size sector of the thermal insulation industry, working locally and away from home. You will gain knowledge and experience fitting insulation alongside time spent in our fabrication workshop, gaining the necessary skills to fabricate sheet metal insulation. The apprenticeship can last up to 2 years with a mixture of learning on the job and also at the training centre.

The National Training Centre for the apprenticeship is based in Darlington, in the North East of England. Successful candidates will be required to attend the training centre for 2 week blocks approximately every 3 months, working onsite in between visits. Candidates complete approx. 14-20 weeks at the centre in Darlington, over the length of the apprenticeship. Lodging away from home will be required during this time. Candidates will receive full training at the centre, which includes a vast range of industrial materials, finishes, sheet metal work and fabrication, through to pipework, fittings and vessels.

Daily duties will include:

  • Applying insulation materials
  • Applying sheet metal and various finishes to pipework and ductwork
  • Fabricating sheet metal using tools and machinery equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with others
  • Ability to adapt to working in different environments i.e. at heights, confined spaces and away from home
  • Be able to use own initiative
  • Good time management skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Able to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner onsite, as a representative of the company
  • Able to work with hands, as this is a very hands on job

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate should be able to communicate and articulate themselves
  • They should be friendly and adaptable to change and also comfortable with working away from home
  • Be resilient in character and able to deal with challenges that may arise
  • They should be enthusiastic, reliable, willing to learn and co-operate with existing employees

Qualifications required

GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English or equivalent is desirable

Future prospects

A career within the thermal insulation industry

About the employer

KAEFER Ltd and its subsidiary companies are part of the KAEFER. KAEFER is the world';s largest independent company in the thermal insulation, noise and fire protection, and interior solutions sectors. The company operates in four business areas: Industry, Marine & Offshore, and Construction and offers a full range of insula-tion and interior out-fitting services, as well as scaffolding, surface protection, refractory, passive fire protection and asbestos removal. KAEFER develops distinct product and system solutions to improve assembly processes and integrate new technologies.


Kaefer C + D Ltd


Unit 7

Galemire Court

West Lakes Science & Technology Park

Moor Row

CA24 3HY

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Training provider

The successful candidate will have training provided as part of the apprenticeship from the National Training Centre in Darlington, as well as being complimented by training on the job';

The candidate will also receive:

  • PASMA Working at Heights Asbestos AwarenessL2 or L3
  • StandardEmployment Rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Maths & English (if required

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Specialist

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Thermal Insulation Contractors Association


Louise Peacock

Other information

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Nov 2017