Multi-Skilled Production Apprentice ALIWELD LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Ryton based company Aliweld Ltd, to work on a busy factory floor. Candidates will learn a variety of engineering skills including some fabrication and welding as well as hand fitting tasks. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop valuable work skills whilst towards a recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 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

    Mon – Thurs: 7am-4:30pm & Fri: 7am – 3:30pm (40 hours per week).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Experience in fabrication and welding is not necessary to apply for this role but candidates must be enthusiastic and hardworking with a willingness to learn.

  • Manufacture of aluminium tipping bodies.
  • Developing an understanding of MIG and TIG welding processes.
  • Elements of handfitting will be involved in the role.
  • Use of hydraulics.
  • Using various equipment and machinery including the guillotine and press.
  • Responsible for inspection and quality of on-going and finished products.
  • Ensuring working environment is kept clean and tidy at all times.

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

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Training will be delivered in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are opportunities for progression for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade Grade 3-9 (A*-D) or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role candidates will be required to complete a paid work trial with the company prior to enrolling on to the apprenticeship. Candidate must be able to travel to the employer premises for a 7:00am start.

About the employer

Aliweld Ltd are a one stop body shop specialising in the manufacture and repair of aluminium tipping bodies. The company fit all kinds of hydraulic tipping gears and sheeting systems, manual and electric.







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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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