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Brooks Forgings - Level 2 Apprentice Welder and Fabricator Brooks Forgings Ltd

We are offering the opportunity to become a Welder/Fabricator. The role will be varied, across many sectors of industry: Construction, Nuclear, Petrochemical and Defence. The role will support us in looking to expand our product range, consolidate our position within the forging industry and to become the most diverse and versatile Forge in the UK.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday - 7:45am - 4:45pm and Friday - 7:45am - 3:45pm.

    Total hours per week: 41.50

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

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001734911

  • Positions

    1 available

Brooks Forgings Limited, established in 1960, is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of forged, machined, and fabricated components.

From conceptual drawings and original samples to finished components, Brooks Forgings has expanded through diversification and invested in over two dozen manufacturing processes. When combined with the latest industry recognised quality standards it gives us the competitive edge in the UK.

Our manufacturing diversification enables us to supply many sectors all over the globe including Rail, Civil Engineering, Petrochemical, Power Generation, Offshore & Buoyancy, Mining & Excavation, Defence, Naval & Marine, Leisure, and Agriculture.

We are seeking to employ and train an apprentice who will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing. The initial training will be broad based and could lead to a first appointment as a Welder and Fabricator

Duties will Include:

  • Working to drawings, samples and verbal instruction
  • Learning different welding techniques as required
  • Learning to use various fabricating machines, bending, rolling, piercing etc.
  • Learning skills relating to both manual and robotic welding

This is a level 2 apprenticeship so please note that you will only be eligible if you have NOT completed a prior level 3 (A Level / BTEC Level 3) in Engineering. This apprenticeship is an 18 month day release course where you will spend 4 days at the company and 1 day per week at make UK's training facility.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good concentration
  • Number & measurement skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to work within manufacturing

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Punctual
  • Proactive attitude and approach to work
  • Ability and desire to learn

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C (4) or above in maths and English language

Future prospects

  • For the right candidate, the opportunity is certainly there to progress within the company

Things to consider

  • This is a role within a traditional engineering company and therefore comes with a traditional industrial environment which at times can be noisy, hot, dirty, and tiring
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Brooks Forgings Limited, established in 1960, is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of forged, machined, and fabricated components. From conceptual drawings and original samples to finished components, Brooks Forgings has expanded through diversification and invested in over two dozen manufacturing processes. When combined with the latest industry recognised quality standards it gives us the competitive edge in the UK. Our manufacturing diversification enables us to supply many sectors all over the globe including Rail, Civil Engineering, Petrochemical, Power Generation, Offshore & Buoyancy, Mining & Excavation, Defence, Naval & Marine, Leisure, and Agriculture.

Employer

Brooks Forgings Ltd

Address

Balds Lane

Stourbridge

DY9 8SE

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Aisha Ali Mustafa

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations
  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Lean/Business Improvement
  • Mechanical maintenance/assemblies
  • General Machining, Fitting and Assembly Applications
  • Bench Fitting Relevant Workplace Training
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • Please note that this Intermediate (Level 2)

Apprenticeship will last for 12-18 months. It will involve spending one day per week at MAKE UK's state-of-the-art Training Hub in Aston, and four days per week at the employer's site for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply.

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

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Closing date: today