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Wielands Metals - Level 2 - Welding Apprentice Wieland Metals Birmingham Ltd

Wieland Metals Birmingham Ltd are looking to recruit a Welding apprentice. You will be highly trained to work in the world of manufacturing, the initial training will be broad based leading to a first appointment as a welding engineer.

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £230.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001823424

  • Positions

    1 available

Wieland Metals is a leading supplier of copper alloy strip, combining state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and practices with over 160 years of experience and heritage. Our Company has progressed from a small, family run business at its inception in 1852 to becoming the UK's largest and most up-to-date manufacturer of precision strip, with a prestigious worldwide customer base.

Our focus on quality enables us to supply the most demanding markets in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Internal systems guarantee compliance to relevant external regulations and ensure that our products consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. We continually develop our product range and manufacturing processes to remain at the forefront of copper-based alloy technology.

Recent development of new ground breaking, high performance alloys have further enhanced our product range for the automotive and electronics sectors.

Our Company comprises of:

  • Electric furnaces
  • Rolling Mills
  • Heat treatment
  • Slitting machines and packing line

Any successful applicant would be expected to utilise and enhance their classroom based education by working alongside and supporting current fabricator welders, both shop based and factory environments. They will learn to fabricate and weld steel structure and components. They will ultimately support other engineers on a variety of breakdowns and preventative maintenance. From heavy duty foundry and rolling mill installations to office block and environmental plant modernisation plans, the range of on-site work will be challenging, interesting and rewarding.

The successful applicant will learn:

  • MIG welding
  • MMA (ARC) welding
  • TIG welding
  • Gas flame cutting
  • Plasma cutting
  • Measuring and marking out materials
  • Material cutting and techniques
  • Bending, shaping and forming materials
  • Reading complex drawings
  • Relevant manual hand tools
  • Learn all relevant H&S legislation requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate a clear interest to work in the manufacturing sector

Personal qualities

  • Candidates should have an enthusiasm for industry, thirst for knowledge, dependable and willing to work outdoors

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C as a minimum in maths and English.

Future prospects

The apprentice would be taught a variety of different skills and a number of rolling machines. The Company will coach and mentor the individual to their highest capability.

Things to consider

This is a factory environment which may be considered noisy and dirty. This role may involve early starts and possible shift work.

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

Wieland Metals is a leading supplier of copper alloy strip, combining state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and practices with over 160 years of experience and heritage. Our Company has progressed from a small, family run business at its inception in 1852 to becoming the UK's largest and most up-to-date manufacturer of precision strip, with a prestigious worldwide customer base.

Our focus on quality enables us to supply the most demanding markets in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Internal systems guarantee compliance to relevant external regulations and ensure that our products consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. We continually develop our product range and manufacturing processes to remain at the forefront of copper-based alloy technology. Recent development of new ground breaking, high performance alloys have further enhanced our product range for the automotive and electronics sectors. Our Company comprises of - Electric furnaces Rolling Mills Heat treatment Slitting machines and packing line.

Employer

Wieland Metals Birmingham Ltd

Address

Wharf Street

Birmingham

B6 5SA

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Training

Training provider

EEF Apprentices and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EEF LIMITED

Contact

Jenny Stevenson

  • 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.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2022