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Welding Apprentice EUROMOTIVE KENT LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic and willing individual that would like to start an apprenticeship within the welding industry.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,500.00

    overtime rate after 37.5 hours a week

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm. May work additional hours.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000047155

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be assisting with the building of commercial vehicle bodies; candidates must have the ability to use the MIG welding equipment and have a decent understanding of welding and fabrication.You will be starting with components first and then progressing on to the full assembly of the vehicle bodies.

Your duties will include:

  • To operate safety equipment and uses safe work habits while performing his / her job function
  • To weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • To detects faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notifies supervisors
  • To clamp, holds, tack-weld, heat-bend, and grind or bolts component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • To operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, and flux-cored arc, plasma arc, and shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding
  • To monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts of warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of materials
  • To be able to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Welding Level 2 Standard Apprenticeship 

Maths and English Functional Skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible permanent position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4, C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Euromotive is a Kent-based converter of vans to accessible minibuses and PTS vehicles. The company was founded in 1994 and has expanded steadily over the years to a workforce of 45 employees, producing 350-400 conversions a year. Our flexible approach to tailor-made conversions that meet individual needs means that Euromotive is the preferred converter for a wide variety of customers, including Local Authorities, Community Transport Organisations, charitable organisations and private bodies, and is a recommended supplier of PTS vehicles to the NHS.

Employer

EUROMOTIVE KENT LTD

Address

Poulton Close

Dover

Kent

CT17 0XB

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Training

Training provider

EKC GROUP

Contact

Blue Vinall

blue.vinall@eastkent.ac.uk

01227811315

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


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