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Welding and Fabrication Apprentice UNITECH WASHING SYSTEMS LTD.

Level 2 Apprentice required to learn how to weld and fabricate frames, tanks and tubes for the catering industry - with a view to advancing to the level 3 in the future.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    7.15am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday, 7.15am to 2.15pm on Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice required to learn level 2 welding and fabrication techniques in order to assist with the welding and fabrication tasks for blue chip companies. You will be able to progress to a level 3 welding qualification upon successful completion of this apprenticeship. 

The company is looking for someone aged 18+ for this role due to insurance purposes, and you will ideally have an interest in engineering through hobbies.  

The role will involve:

  • Using TIG welding machines
  • Fabricating parts using sheet metal equipment
  • Making frames, tanks and tubes
  • Using grinders and guillotine

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Good maths skills
  • Practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good attention for detail
  • Able to work independently as well as with other team members
  • Previous experience is not required but you should be able to demonstrate an interest through hobbies etc.

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 4/C and above (or equivalent) in English and maths, as a minimum

Future prospects

Full-time position at the company with the opportunity to advance to Level 3 Welding.

Things to consider

Please ensure you can travel to college two days per week for 15 months - this will be at In-Comm Training Services Limited, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8UG.

About the employer

Unitech Washing Systems are an established supplier of hygiene equipment to the food, pharmaceutical and logistics industries.

We employ a team with over 30 years experience in designing, building and supporting washing systems. Unitech produce a full range of standard equipment and bespoke systems to suit a wide variety of applications. In addition to our broad and extensive UK customer base (ranging from small independents to major Blue Chip companies), we also have an impressive portfolio of worldwide installations.

We are based in Brownhills, West Midlands. The design and manufacturing is completed in our 15,000 square foot facility, where we have the ability to tailor equipment to suit customer’s needs. Drawing from services within the Unitech Group, we are able to offer full turnkey packages – such as drainage, utility services and automated handling solutions.

Our service department complements the range of equipment, providing service and support packages and preventative maintenance programs.




Unit 2

West Coppice Road



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Training provider


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


Sue Fisher 01922 457686

General Welder (arc processes) level 2 standard. 

The training for this apprenticeship will be delivered over a period of 15 months, with the apprentice required to attend college 2 days per months during this time (at In-Comm Training Services Limited, Aldridge, WS9 8UG) to achieve knowledge, understanding and competence in the following subjects:

  • General and Welding Specific Health and Safety
  • Dimensional and Mechanical Properties of Materials
  • Welding Procedures, Parameters and Symbols
  • Testing and Inspection
  • Welding Defects
  • MIG, MAG and FCAW processes
  • MMA Processes
  • TIG-TAG and PAW Processes

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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