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Welding Apprentice FIRBER ENGINEERING LTD

Excellent opportunity to join a well-established organisation as an Apprentice Welder. If you have the right attitude the company will invest in you as an individual to ensure you progress.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,675.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00 Lunch is 30mins

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000048674

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Use and maintenance of machine tools.
• Welding, predominately MIG but other processes can be taught.
• Fabrication of simple and complex components.
• Fabrication of large products.
• Use of overhead cranes. (certified courses will be completed)
• Use of forklift trucks. (certified courses will be completed)
• Other basic engineering principles.

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

Level 3 Metal Fabricator apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This is a day release delivery model, so attendance at our engineering innovation centre is required one day a week in term time.

This standard comes with mandatory qualifications that must be included in the training section: Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge). 

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, the employer is committed to keeping your skills up to date at all times. Any changes within the industry may involve training programmes that might be apprenticeships or short courses.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Founded in 1968, Firber has built an enviable reputation in steel design and fabrication. From our 65,000 sq ft facility within the Industry and Innovation hub of the Midlands we continuously manufacture and deliver excellence right across the UK. Specialists in waste and recycling containers we build durable products for demanding industries. All products manufactured to CHEM standards.

Employer

FIRBER ENGINEERING LTD

Address

SHELLEY CLOSE

LOWMOOR BUSINESS PARK

KIRKBY IN ASHFIELD

NG17 7ET

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Contact

Lee

apprenticeships@wnc.ac.uk

01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)


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