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Level 3 Plate Welder Apprentice MATRAVERS ENGINEERING LTD

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work with one of the largest engineering companies in the Southwest. Working alongside staff to gain knowledge and skills in all aspects of steel, fabrication, and welding, while aiming to achieve a Level 3 Plate Welder qualification via an apprenticeship. Duties include disciplines within fabrication, such as sheet metalwork fabrication working alongside a skilled team and Welding using metal inert gas (MIG) process.

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Closing date: 03 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The starting rate is subject to age and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8am - 4:30pm Friday 8am - 3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Welding using metal inert gas (MIG) process
  • Welding using tungsten inert gas (TIG) process
  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Disciplines within fabrication, such as sheet metalwork fabrication
  • Working alongside a skilled team

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

  • Level 3 Plate Welder qualification
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Opportunity to progress onto a qualified welder/fabricator position within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Literacy skills, Eager to learn, Self motivated, Good time management, Diligence


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please note Matravers is based in a rural location, therefore please consider the availability of transportation when applying.

About the employer

Founded in 1970 from a small family concern, MATRAVERS ENGINEERING LIMITED is now one of the largest engineering companies in the Southwest, and a leading supplier of pre cast concrete and steel moulds. The founder, John Matravers, has been the driving force behind the company development and ensures the service, quality and innovation standards are renowned and maintained. In covered workshops, Matravers are able to provide the complete service, from CAD design through to manufacture, providing a full range of pre cast concrete and steel mould products like; columns, beams (including ground beams & bridge beams), wall units, floors, staircases, terrace units, balconies, crash barriers.








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Apprenticeship standard

Plate welder

Level 3 (A level)

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