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Fabrication and Welding Level 3 Apprenticeship KGD Industrial Services

Exciting Opportunity to become part of a UK based Engineering Company with over 30 years’ experience specialising in the design and manufacture of packaged process plant, equipment and pressure vessels for the oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and food industries.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00 - 4.30 (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    45 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

An apprentice welder fabricator at KGD will have duties including:

  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings 
  • Develop number and measurement skills
  • Welding using multiple processes in numerous materials
  • Cutting
  • Folding
  • Base-frame Fabrication and fabrication skills
  • Tank fabrication
  • Vessel fabrication
  • Pipework, fabrication and welding ( site based and factory based )
  • Assembly skills – manufacturing maintenance
  • Inspection and testing skills
  • Manufacturing Sequences
  •  Quality Assurance 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Must be willing to learn and listen
  • Good work ethic
  • Work well individually or as part of a team
  • Punctual
  • Honest
  •  Respectful

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Confident
  • Honest
  • Respectful

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grades 4/C equivalent or above but not essential 

Future prospects

On Successful completion of an apprenticeship with KGD you will be offered a full-time position within the company, this will include a Pension and Sickness scheme

Things to consider

Some work as you progress may involve an earlier start time and a later finish time due to working for numerous companies at differing locations.

About the employer

KGD are a UK based Engineering Company specialising in the design and manufacture of packaged process plant, equipment and pressure vessels for the oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and food industries. We have an extensive customer base that is local, national and international.


KGD Industrial Services


Netherwood Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association


Sue Tong 01432 377002

Training through HWGTA normally comprises of five days per week at our Training Centre at Holmer Road for the first year of the Apprenticeship doing an appropriate course of study. A Block Release option is also available.  Functional Skills Maths and English (if required)

A monthly monitoring visit in company will also take place in years 2 – 4 , during which we make ourselves available for discussion about any special training that may be useful to you, and to identify and resolve problems if they arise.

At the end of your training period you will be put through to an end point assessment with an external verifier where you will showcase and evidence your knowledge, skills and behaviours.

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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