Apprentice Pipe Fitter / Welder J W C I LTD

The successful candidate will assist with the layout, fabrication and installation of piping and piping systems, fixtures and equipment for JWCI projects.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm. Some flexibility will be required when working on site.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be involved in, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Working towards all appropriate qualifications in order to meet the standards of a fully qualified pipe fitter/welder
  • Specialising in stainless steel at a high quality level for food and beverage, chemical and utility industries
  • Following instructions carefully and accurately alongside a qualified team
  • Questioning instructions to make sure there is a full understanding of what is required
  • Working easily and skilfully in a manual hands-on role
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Complying with all health and safety policies and safe working practices and attending all relevant training for work at height (IPAF) etc.
  • The assembly, fabrication and installation of pipework
  • Learning and understanding, to allow you to work from precise fabrication and technical drawings
  • Assisting with the fabrication of all associated components

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression routes into various engineering roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


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

About the employer

JWCI Ltd is a long established reliable and efficient process manufacturing company, located in the heart of the UK, with our head office and extensive manufacturing facilities in Barlaston, Staffordshire. We offer design, fabrication and installation of processing equipment, pipe work and their components for a wide range of customers in the food and beverage, dairy, chemical and other process industries.




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Training provider



Vikki Walton

01782 213485

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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