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Welding Apprentice O.S.F. LIMITED

Welding apprentice required to weld gates, flooring and hand rails. You will already have some experience of welding and now seeking an opportunity to expand your knowledge and achieve a level 3 welding apprenticeship qualification.

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Closing date: 21 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This wage is dependent upon experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.00am to 4.45pm, Friday 7.00am to 1.00pm 1 hour overtime is available on Mondays to Thursdays and 5 hours on Saturdays if the apprentice wants to do this. Saturday overtime is paid at 1.5 times the pay rate

    Total hours per week: 42

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will attend college 1 day per week for a period of two years to study the theory and principles of welding techniques.  You will also have regular visits from an assessor, to your company, to assess your work and guide you through your apprenticeship training.

Day to day duties at the company will include:

  • Reading engineering drawings
  • Cutting
  • Measuring
  • Fillet welding
  • Vertical welding
  • Rotation welding
  • Plate and tube welding
  • Using bandsaws and cropping machines
  • Adhering to health and safety procedures

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

  • The training will lead to a level 3 welding apprenticeship
  • You will attend college one day per week for two years, at In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge,WS9 8UG
  • The practical element of the training will be at the company premises


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification you could be offered a permanent job
  • Potentially taking on further responsibilities and attracting wage increases

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, previous welding experience, Candidate to be aged 18+


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

Things to consider

Previous welding experience is required, and an understanding of health and safety working with welding equipment.

About the employer

OSF Limited was established in 1985 and has grown steadily to become the most trusted and experienced manufacturer of Handrail Standards, Self Closing Gates, Open Steel Flooring and Stair Treads in the UK. OSF Limited is ideally located close to the M6/M42 and M54 motorway network, allowing us to deliver products quickly to locations across the United Kingdom. We operate our own fleet of vehicles to ensure our customer receive their orders on-time, every time.







WV10 7DB

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Training provider



Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

Plate welder

Level 3 (A level)

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