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Apprentice Plate Welder MTL Advanced

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading and multi award-winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 8 enthusiastic Plate Welder Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 07:30-16:00 Fridays 7:30-13:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • A wide and varied understanding of welding and fabrication.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects.
  • Work towards Level 3 welding standard
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Exciting future career opportunities’
  • Become a professional coded welder.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic
  • Motivated
  • You must have a clear interest in becoming a welder/fabricator
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Physically fit
  • Good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are needed.

Future prospects

Permanent role within the company upon completion.

About the employer

MTL Advanced is a contract manufacturing specialist in the metal sector based in South Yorkshire. The business uses state of the art technology to supply its customers in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Based on a 13-hectare site in Brinsworth, Rotherham, MTL operates from a 300,000 sq. ft. facility with over 300 employees on site, and almost 900 across wider WEC Group.


MTL Advanced


Grange Lane


S60 5AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Jess Parkinson 01282 733005

Level 3 Plate Welder apprenticeship standard.

We are looking to recruit several Welder/Fabricator Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 3 qualification and coded welder training.

Apprenticeship standard

Plate welder

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2022