Fabrication and Welding Apprentice Designer Metals
We require someone who is willing to learn how to become a proficient Welder and Fabricator in a manufacturing environment with an established Engineering company.
Closing date: 03 Sep 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
04 Sep 2017
01 Mar 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Designer metals are looking for a new member of staff to join their hard working team as a Fabrication and Welding Apprentice.
- The role will involve all aspects of the manufacturing process from using a range of hand tools and machinery, to developing the metal into an accurate shape that matches the drawing specification.
- The job will involve all aspects of sheet metal and use of MIG and TIG weld plants.
- This position would involve learning how to use a range of different welding and fabricating techniques in order to be able to manufacture products to customer drawings.
Requirements and prospects
- An interest in engineering is essential.
- Physically able to carry out demands of the role and lift sheet metal.
- Willingness to be standing for long periods.
- Some experience in working with simple tools would be desirable, as would an ability to understand technical drawings.
- Eager to learn.
- Willing to take instruction.
- Strong team player.
- Ability to work to strict deadlines.
- Remaining confidential at all times.
- GCSE grades C (or equivalent) in English and Maths are essential.
- Design & Technology and/or Engineering qualification desirable.
Things to consider
About the employer
We can make anything that can be drawn from industrial to shop frontage to leaflet racking, and can fulfil virtually any point of sale requirement.
- The Apprenticeship will be achieved through assessments with a Leicester College Assessor in the workplace.
- There may be some training required at one of the college campuses.
Apprenticeship - VRQ Level 2/NVQ Level 2, ERR/ Key Skills Level 2/ Comms/AppOfNumber/ICT/OLP/
- Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
- Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
- Using and Communicating Technical Information
- Producing Sheet metal components and assemblies
- Producing Plate work components and assemblies
- Preparing and using Manual MIG, MAG and other wire welding equipment
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College
Recruitment Team 0116 2295506 Apprenticeships1@leicestercollege.ac.uk
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Closing date: 03 Sep 2017