Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Fabrication & Welding Apprenticeship Supply Plus Ltd

Design, manufacture, repair and servicing of aluminium ladders, shutters and gantries for the fire, police and commercial market worldwide. Ladder Maintenance and Repair courses. Design and manufacture; hose reels, road and tanker fittings and cable drums. Manufacture pressure and vacuum relief valves.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £211.53

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Monday to Thursday – 7.30 to 4, Friday 7.30 to 12.30

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001837388

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Fabricate components detailed on technical drawings using sheet metal equipment (typically guillotine / press brake / iron worker / roller) and hand tools. Weld the components ( MIG or TIG ) as shown in drawing. 
  • Reporting to the leading hand of the fabrication section the apprentice will be required to safely manufacture components and welded assemblies as detailed on a works order and shown on the relevant technical drawing. The candidate will be trained to set and operate all the machinery and equipment in the department.

 At the end of the apprenticeship the successful candidate should be capable of to achieve this manufacture within the standard cost parameters of time and material.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Ability to: 

  • Pay attention to detail
  • Work as part of a teamF
  • ollow instructions
  • Meet deadlines
  • Show manual dexterity

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Committed and interested in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

Desired qualifications

Essential:

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths, English, Science (Grades A – C)

Desireable: 

  • Desirable – An additional technical GCSE e.g. Design and Technology or Resistant Materials.

Future prospects

To become fully skilled and to remain at Supply Plus Ltd as a qualified Fabrication & Welding The company have identified a skill shortage and coupled with the growth of the business and investment in new machinery an apprentice is to be recruited to support and be a part of a successful business.

Things to consider

The role will involve standing and observing whilst training is being undertaken. Whilst we are keen for candidates to be enthusiastic, H&S prevails and observing and note taking is necessary until those supervising are confident in the candidate’s competence. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times whilst in the production area.

About the employer

Design, manufacture, repair and servicing of aluminium ladders, shutters and gantries

for the fire, police and commercial market worldwide. Delivery of ladder Maintenance

and Repair courses.

Design and manufacture of hose reels, road and tanker fittings and cable drums. The

manufacture of pressure and vacuum relief valves. Procurement stockholding and

maintenance of emergency fire and rescue equipment.

Employer

Supply Plus Ltd

Address

Supply Ltd, 1 Papworth Business Park, Stirling Way, Papworth Everard

CAMBRIDGE

CB23 3GY

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk

  • General Welder Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Jul 2022