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BenweldSecure - Level 2 - General Welding Apprenticeship Benweldsecure LTD

As a Multi Skilled General Welding apprentice, not only will you be supporting the Operations team to bespoke, high standard security equipment, you will be participating in high, bespoke projects.

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 7am - 3pm + 1 hour paid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001829275

  • Positions

    2 available

BensweldSecure is a leading designer and manufacturer of High Security Steel Doors, Medium Security Steel Doors, Blast Doors and Fire Doors. We also provide High Security Cabinets, Weapon and Ammunition Storage Cabinets, Security Bars and Lightweight Security Wall Lining. We supply to the security industry, utility companies, UK Government Agencies, MOD and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) organisations. All products are tailor made and installed by BenweldSecure.

We are looking for a General Welding Apprentice to work in our business in Hartlebury. The level 2 Apprenticeship will last for approximately 18 months and combine both studies at MAKE UK in Birmingham and on the job learning with an experienced mentor at the Factory.

*Please note, in order to be considered you must NOT hold any level 3 qualifications (A Levels or BTECs) in engineering or other relevant qualifications. If you do hold level 3 or above qualifications, you will not be eligible for this role. As well as training and qualifications, you will also be paid a competitive rate of pay and will also be eligible for benefits, we will also support your continuing professional development after you have qualified.

As a Multi Skilled General Welder, not only will you be supporting the Operations team to bespoke, high standard security equipment, you will be participating in high, bespoke projects. It is essential that you have a practical approach to completing these tasks and you will need good organisational skills to enable you to manage the range of tasks competing for attention.

At the training centre, you will be studying subjects to give you the appropriate knowledge and skills to carry out these tasks such as Basic Maintenance Procedures and Techniques, CNC Programming, CAD/CAM, and Lean methodology to name a few.

As an apprentice, you will be exposed to certain departments.

Welding Department offers to train you to:

  • Produce good quality welds using two welding process/material type combinations (TIG, MMA, MIG/MAG, FCAW) and (Carbon and Low Alloy steel, High Alloy Ferritic/Martensitic Steel, Austenitic Stainless Steel, Nickel and Nickel Alloys, Aluminium and Aluminium Alloys) in two welding positions (Downhand, Horizontal, Vertical, Overhead)
  • Achieve a quality of work to meet international standards for dimensional and surface inspection, Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection)
  • Position, prepare and check the welding equipment
  • Receive, handle and maintain consumables
  • Prepare, check and protect materials and work area ready for welding
  • Complete and check the finished weld ready for inspection and report into the production control
  • Ensure that health and safety requirements are fully accounted for in all the above

You will be making:

  • Security Doors
  • Security Fire Doors
  • Guard Posts
  • High Security Cabinets
  • Security screens / Louvres & Doors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical, someone who enjoys working with their hands, who is up for a challenge
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to manage a range of tasks competing for attention
  • Good interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Must have a positive approach to work
  • Want to participate in a team environment
  • Be able to use your initiative
  • Flexible and punctual
  • Keen learner

Desired qualifications

  • 3 or more GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade 3 / D or above, particularly in maths, English and Science

Future prospects

There is potential for the right candidates to move into a senior position/role, fully supported by a Continuous Professional Development programme within Benweldsecure LTD (dependent on overall performance). Once your apprenticeship has finished, you may be expected to work longer hours to suit the workload – this will only be occasional.


About the employer

BenweldSecure is a leading designer and manufacturer of High Security Steel Doors, Medium Security Steel Doors, Blast Doors and Fire Doors. We also provide High Security Cabinets, Weapon and Ammunition Storage Cabinets, Security Bars and Lightweight Security Wall Lining.

We supply to the security industry, utility companies, UK Government Agencies, MOD and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) organisations. All products are tailor made and installed by BenweldSecure.

Employer

Benweldsecure LTD

Address

Unit 14A Hartlebury Trading Estate

Hartlebury

DY10 4JB

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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 and  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