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Apprentice Welder J & G Fabrications Limited

J&G Electric Gates are looking for a hard-working individual to join their team as their next Fabrication and Welding apprentice. For the right person there will be the opportunity to progress to full time employment. This role is for beginner level and you are not required to have experience in the industry to apply.

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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 - Thursday, Friday 8.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Learning workshop procedures, safety, tidiness etc.
  • Learning and practising welding
  • Measuring, and cutting
  • Use of appropriate safety equipment
  • Assist in installations on site

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To assist steel fabricator in fabrication, assembly, installation and repair of equipment, products and structures in workshop and on site
  • Operation of various machinery
  • Basic hand tool operation
  • Strong communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality
  • Ability to work responsibly, independently and as part of a strong team
  • Physical dexterity

Desired qualifications

  • Good standard of education in maths and English, willingness to learn and become valued member of team

Future prospects

  • Progression to full time employment for the right candidate

About the employer

Founded in 2004 our company, J&G Electric Gates, has grown by leaps
and bounds and has been setting new industry standards with both
performance and technical innovation. Starting out with only ability,
enthusiasm and a clear vision of destination, our team has earned an
impressive reputation.


J & G Fabrications Limited


The Old Railway Yard

Keighley Road


BD16 2RD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Saffron Khan 01535 685118

Level 2 General Welder (Arc Processes) Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

The apprentice will gain both technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills. These are acquired through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training, and academic study at college.

The apprentice will learn the mechanical properties and weldability of welded materials and will gain an understanding of the common arc welding processes, joint types (fillet, lap, butt, etc.) and positions.

The apprentice will also gain an understanding of the major components of welding equipment, essential parameters for welding, the terminology, operation and controls for the selected arc welding processes, joint types, and welding positions.

The apprentice will be able to identify and understand the causes of typical welding defects and how their occurrence can be reduced, for the materials and welding processes selected and to also understand the functions of welding consumables and the requirements for correct storage and handling.

The apprentice will be able to identify and select correct welding consumables for each application and understand and identify hazards and basic health, safety, and quality requirements when welding.

The pathways in this apprenticeship are Welding, Sheet, Plate or Structural Steel.

The training will be carried out at our Keighley College campus.

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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