Manufacturing Apprenticeship Offshore Stainless Supplies Ltd

The apprentice will be expected to carry out a range of duties required in the manufacturing process- bandsaw operation, shotblasting, straightening steel bars etc as well as Forklift Truck Operation after training.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon- Thurs 7.00am-4.30pm Fri 6.00am-12.00

    Total hours per week: 42.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Use of abrasive saw
  • Shotblasting
  • Straightening steel bars
  • Bandsaw Operation
  • Bending steel bars with bending machine
  • Slinging (after training)
  • Forklift Truck Operation (after training)
  • Stamping 7 making of bars
  • Milling
  • Working & conforming to Offshore's Health &  Safety Policy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good numeracy and literacy skills are required for this role

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic " can-do" manner
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A*-C in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the appreticeship there will be a review of the candidate's progress and if potential has been shown there will be opportunities in the future to progress within the company.

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can easily get to the company by public transport if you do not drive due to the location and start times of each shift. An assessor from In-Comm Training & Business Services will visit the successful candidate once a month for a period of twelve months in order to deliver the qualification.

About the employer

Offshore Stainless Supplies Ltd are a privately owned Stainless Steel Stockholder processing much of their own stock and specialist items within their faculty in Walsall, West Midlands.

The company have been supplying and supporting major industries with their stainless steel and nickel alloy requirements for over a decade. They serve many different markets, including offshore, Oil and Gas, Marine , Transportation, Automotive and Construction, both within the UK and Worldwide


Offshore Stainless Supplies Ltd


Toll Point

Lichfield Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Level 2 Industrial Environmental Award Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Alex Jones 01922 457686

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017