Butterfield of Skipton are recruiting for an Apprentice Welder/Fabricator to join and assist the growing team with the fabrication and welding in their business.
Closing date: 09 Mar 2023
£5 P/H to start with. After 6 months this will be reviewed and adjusted accordingly based on ability, commitment, and other matters listed in the candidate role.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
19 Mar 2023
02 Sep 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Candidate must show good time keeping and be punctual ready to start work on time
- Participate in on-the-job training provided by line manager/ team leader/ team members
- Work independently (under supervision) and as part of a team as and when required
- Ensure all work is completed on time and effectively whilst adhering to scheduled times to maintain efficiency
- Keep work areas clean and tidy, organised and safe from hazards.
- Other reasonable responsibilities as required by management
- Any other duties including but not limited to Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental matters as required
- Sheet metal work
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Mode of delivery: To attend the Keighley college 1 day a week over the 15/18 months alongside observations and assessments carried out in the workplace. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks.
Competence qualifications available to this pathway:
City & Guilds 7682-20 Level 2 NVQ Performing Engineering Operations:
- Work 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 continuous wire welding equipment
- Preparing and using manual TIG/TAG or Plasma-Arc
- Preparing and using manual metal Arc welding equipment
There will be a mandatory three-part end-point assessment starting no earlier than three months before the planned end of programme.
- A theoretical knowledge test using multiple choice question papers containing generic questions relevant to all welders and specific questions relevant to the theoretical part of the skill/knowledge modules selected by the employer
- A practical/oral examination compromising two practical tests and oral examination. The practical tests will be carried out in accordance with a recognised industry specification and will be in the most difficult welding positions for the skill/knowledge modules selected. The authorised examiner (appendix 1), responsible for supervising the tests, will also conduct an oral examination to assess the apprentices understanding of the tests he/she is undertaking and of the wider responsibilities of a welder
- A professional interview which is designed to do two things: Firstly, to further explore the apprentice's knowledge relevant to his/her role and secondly, to assess if the apprentices occupational behaviours meet the requirements specified in the apprenticeship standard
Part 3 must be carried out last.
In order to be successful, apprentices must pass all three parts.
Personal and People Development:
- Working on their own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when they are not sure
Health, Safety and Security:
- Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
- Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry
Equality and Diversity:
- Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion
Functional Skills Qualifications:
- Level 1 Functional Skills in English
- Level 1 Functional Skills in maths
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Potential full-time job upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity for training and career development along with a very attractive rate of pay linked to ability and experience and not age.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
LUMINATE EDUCATION GROUP
General welder (arc processes)
Level 2 (GCSE)
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