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Level 2 Welder Apprentice FLEXI GROUP LIMITED

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn to weld. You will be part of the team making the products before they are installed on site, what you do matters and working with guidance from your mentor you are part of the foundation of our business.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed between 7.30am - 4.00pm with a midmorning break at around 10am for 15 minutes and a lunchbreak at 1pm for 30 minutes.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000088314

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a role where you will gain the foundation knowledge to learn to weld.

You will be part of the team making the products before they are installed on site, what you do matters and working with guidance from your mentor you are part of the foundation of our business.

Our company designs and manufactures a range of metal products that you will see across London.

We are excited about our future growth and opportunities it brings for the team.

  • Complete all welding work as required 
  • Set out materials to specified drawings and tack weld
  • Operate Drills, punches and guillotines
  • Welding using and adhering to welding procedures
  • Operate safety equipment safely
  • Work to health and safety standards 
  • Ensuring work meets required quality level 
  • Ensuring all good working practices and procedures relating to your work are adhered to
  • Safely operate and be proficient in the use of all shop hand and machine tools
  • Perform any other tasks deemed within your technical capabilities as required
  • Day to day duties will be to learn and develop towards skills shown above
  • The department is in the fabrication workshop
  • A mentor will be assigned, although you will be working within a team

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

  • The Apprentice will be working towards the Level 2 General Welder Apprenticeship Standard
  • College attendance will be at the Colchester Institute - Colchester Campus one day per week during term time

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to go into a variety of roles, Fabricating, Site Managing, and Contract Management, Design, Estimating

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-E/9-2 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Must be physically fit as role will involve some heavy lifting, ability to be on your feet all day and work in a factory location. Power tools will be an essential part of working. It will take time to learn the trade and some tasks may seem monotonous, although full exposure to the range of work will be given over time depending on the individual’s ability.

About the employer

Flexi Group’s adaptable working mind-set of creating innovative solutions for the construction industry. Flexi's unique process of creating general arrangement drawings through a seamless BIM workflow - from design to fabrication and installation. Creating a modular future for the built environment Producing innovative solutions for customers. Manufacturing metal products including balconies, stairs, balustrade, flight landings, grillage Established since 2015 16 employees Customer base is in and around London for commercial and residential construction companies.

Employer

FLEXI GROUP LIMITED

Address

UNIT 15

ONGAR ROAD TRADING ESTATE

ONGAR ROAD

CM6 1EU

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Training

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Contact

Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team

ci.apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk

01206712043

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023