TIG Welding Apprenticeship - Level 2 Engineering Operative WARRELL RICHARDS LIMITED
Here at Warrell Richards Ltd we make toolboxes for commercial vehicles, You will have the pride in seeing your work on the road on the side of many well known truck fleets. Your duties will include some/all of the following.... TIG welding Tacking Sheet metal work Quality control CAD
Closing date: 28 Feb 2023
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Sep 2023
12 Jan 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- With a focus on business improvement techniques, apprentices will be required to prepare, control, contribute to and complete manufacturing operations, and follow manufacturing processes and standard operating procedures
- Responsible for maintaining Health and Safety requirements at all times e.g. wearing correct Personal Protective Equipment correct use of equipment and tooling, safe stopping and resetting of machinery, maintain an organised work area
- You will be required to contribute, develop and support improvement in the manufacturing operation using continuous improvement methods
- You will be responsible for carrying out quality checks throughout the manufacturing operations to ensure quality is built in and that any defects or concerns are highlighted and dealt with in line with relevant quality standards
- Working along side a mentor to study, learn and develop skill around the machinery used during the fabrication process, including cutting, measuring, notching and folding sheet metal
- TIG welding - Work alongside a mentor and eventually be able to weld together toolboxes made from aluminium and stainless steel, learn to create a product from sections and see the product become a whole piece taking pride in your work
- Tacking - squaring up sections of locker boxes, getting them ready for the next stage, learning how the first part of the process is completed and what is required to get the best from your welding during the next stages
- CAD (Depending on the candidate but not essential) - We have a CNC plasma cutting machine that are happy for you to train on alongside a mentor and as a manufacturer we are always willing to develop new products and ideas allowing you to work at creating new innovations
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 Engineering Operative standard, functional skills in maths and English if required.
Development of knowledge skills and behaviours required to complete the engineering operative standard.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once the apprenticeship has been completed, we will be looking at taking the candidate on full-time.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
NORTH KENT COLLEGE
Level 2 (GCSE)
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