Apprentice General Welder THE STEELWORKS (SOUTH WEST) LTD

Types of work undertaken will include: - Builders Beams, Staircases, Gates and Handrails. The successful applicant will have a reasonable standard of numeracy and literacy and expect to be involved in all areas of the companies work. Assistance will be offered towards the travel 1 day a week to attend South Devon College

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage



  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The job role will provide exposure to:

  • Drilling
  • Cutting and Welding
  • Following setting out and builders drawings to produce finished work. Some site work is involved.
  • The candidate will be the 3rd member of the fabrication team, so will initially work with one or other of the existing staff members before moving on to their own projects as their skills increase.

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

  • In addition to the training within the working environment, you will be required to attend South Devon College one day per week for the duration of the course to support with the knowledge required from the apprenticeship standard.
  • Level 2 General Welding 
  • 1 day a week in college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to secure a permanent position within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working


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

Things to consider

Consideration needs to be given to transport links to the place of work and college to ensure timeliness is maintained.

About the employer

We manufacture anything our customers ask for in Steel in our premises which are in operation 5 days a week. With a small team of certified coded Fabricators, our Steels will be designed efficiently and delivered on time with our own fleet of delivery vehicles. We provide Steel fabrications predominantly in and around Exmouth, Exeter and East Devon, but can end up further afield.




Unit 1

Dinan Way Trading Estate

Concorde Road


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Training provider



Claire Rosslee

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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