Fabricator Welder Apprentice MILLER UK LIMITED

We will provide you with the correct skills and experience to further your career with the support you need to perform to your full potential. You will learn MIG welding, fabrication, use of hand held plasma cutting and oxy/propane cutting and gouging, how to read engineering drawings.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking to recruit a welding and fabrication apprentice. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a "can do" attitude looking to join a successful, progressive company who is a leading manufacturer of buckets, quick couplers, and other earth-moving attachments.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to working as part of a team and have a flexible, logical, and analytical approach to problem solving.

You must be punctual, reliable and have a keen willingness to learn.

The role:

We will provide you with the right skills and experiences to further your career with the support you need to perform to your full potential.

You will learn:

  • MIG Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Use of hand held plasma cutting and oxy/propane cutting and gouging
  • How to read engineering drawings

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

Metal Fabricator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • You will work towards a metal fabricator standard and will sit end point assessment
  • All training will take place in the work place

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills


GCSE or equivalent English Language or English Literature (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

We were founded in 1978 as a mobile welding and repair service for quarries, mines and open cast coal sites by our current Chairman Keith Miller. Today we operate on a global basis. Our main manufacturing site is in Cramlington in the North East of England and we also supply the latest in coupler technology from our joint venture casting facility in Northern China. From both sites we manufacture a range of buckets, quick couplers and other attachments for the earthmoving industries as well as providing a custom built service which offers specialised and ‘one off’ products, which are tailor made to suit specific applications, machines and environments. Our customers include the world’s leading OEMs such as Caterpillar, Volvo, JCB, CNH, Komatsu, Hitachi and their dealer networks, as well as an established independent global distributor network and numerous end-user customers worldwide. Throughout the years we have stayed true to our vision and constantly strive for excellence in all our products and services. We are proud of our product range and our people, and through our skilled in-house design and technical departments which operate the latest in technology, products bearing our name reflect quality that is trusted and relied upon around the world for strength, durability and value for money. We are the world leader in quick coupler design and manufacture and remain dedicated to offering the finest in customer service, by providing comprehensive solutions to the growing and changing needs of the industry on a global basis.




Bassington Lane

Bassington Industrial Estate


NE23 8AD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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