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Apprentice Welder/Fabricator Blueberry Products Ltd

We have an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our team as an Apprentice Welder/Fabricator where you will Assist with production and maintenance of equipment. Feel this could be the role for you? Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 08:00 and 16:30

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We wish to train up an individual so that they meet the exacting standards of a qualified and ‘coded’ welder/fabricator.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Laser cut, bend, and weld metal
  • Analise engineering drawings and specifications
  • Assist with production and maintenance of equipment.

Please be aware that our factory is set in the beautiful Charnwood countryside, but there are few public transport services and applicants must be able to get to and from work with no problems.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Keenness and commitment to learn and become a true craftsperson
  • The ability to study through the course and attain the prescribed qualification
  • Willingness to learn
  • Multi-tasker
  • Inquisitive mind

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

If you do not already meet these criteria, we will ask you to sit initial assessments to indicate which level you are currently working at.

Future prospects

If successful, the Apprentice would almost certainly be offered full-time permanent employment after training is complete.

Things to consider

There will be salary reviews as you progress on the course.

Would need to be able to travel independently to place of work and college.

As an apprentice you can apply for an NUS Apprentice extra card which can be used at hundreds of high street and online brands.

About the employer

Blueberry is a growing company in the Children’s playground industry. We design, fabricate and powder coat many play products for Schools and Public Open Spaces.

Although we utilise up-to the minute CAD designs and laser cutting, the essential need for welding and fabrication skills is as important as it has ever been.


Blueberry Products Ltd


Unit 2 Ridgefield Business Park

Nanpantan Road


LE12 9YE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stephenson College


Apprenticeship Team (SMB Group) 01530 519 001

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Block release to our Stephenson Campus, Coalville (Part of the SMB Group)
  • On-the-job training
  • Off-the-job training

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

All applications should be made through the Stephenson College (Part of the SMB Group) website and under no circumstances should a direct approach to the employer be made. Any direct approaches will result in your application NOT being considered for selection. Please understand that we may close vacancies prior to the publishing closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. Please ignore the below statement to apply through the employer website, this is an automated message from the National Apprenticeship Service.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Oct 2021