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Welding Apprentice WELDRITE MIDLANDS LIMITED

The role will require the joining together of metal components and assemblies using extreme heat generated by gas welding equipment to melt the metal. To read and interpret welding specifications, select the correct process, material and welding equipment, and prepare the material before commencing welding.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 to Fri 8am to 5pm, Friday 7am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122360

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Reading job specifications
  • Preparing material for welding  
  • Welding together components to produce completed stillages/cages

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

Level 2 in Fabrication/Welding.

Dudley College of Technology, The Broadway, Dudley.

One day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Fully trained production welder with the opportunity to advance onto fabrication work.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or above) Desired

Things to consider

The work is carried out in a large production area which can sometimes be cool. Movement of small and large metal cages to reposition for access to welding positions.

About the employer

Weldrite (Midlands) Ltd is based in Perry Street, Bilston and specialises in the production welding of metal pallets & stillages, in mild steel, stainless steel & aluminium providing a quality welding service to clients throughout the United Kingdom. We are able to provide a fast and efficient assembly and delivery service to all our customers across the country. The business is able to offer top quality welding, including design steel work to consumer requirements.

Employer

WELDRITE MIDLANDS LIMITED

Address

UNIT 3 PERRY STREET

BRADLEY

BILSTON

WV14 8RP

Contact

Doreen Cartwright

doreeneve33@gmail.com

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Training

Training provider

DUDLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


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