Production Welding Apprentice x 4 RITTAL-C S M LIMITED
Rittal is the world’s largest manufacturer of enclosures for the electrical, electronic and IT markets. We have numerous exciting opportunities for anyone wishing to kick-start their career with an apprenticeship in Welding. Studying at City College Plymouth, you will earn while you learn and become a valued member of the workforce in the process. Duties will include preparing, checking and protecting materials and work area ready for welding.
Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
The hourly rate for this apprenticeship is £7.62.
Monday - Friday 7am - 3pm
Total hours per week: 37.92
Possible start date
01 Sep 2023
18 Apr 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Your day-to-day tasks for this role will consist of:
- MIG/TIG, spot and Injection welding of all aspects of structural steel
- Using Automated and Robotic Welding systems
- Position, preparing and checking the welding equipment
- Preparing, checking and protecting materials and work area ready for welding
- Completing and checking the finished weld ready for inspection
- Ensuring that health and safety requirements are fully accounted for in all the above.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will be working toward achieving a Level 2 General Welder apprenticeship standard.
You will attend City College Plymouth one day a week, and your training will be shared between the College and the employer.
During the apprenticeship, you will learn how to:
- Understand the common electric welding processes, joint types (fillet, lap, butt, etc.) and positions
- Understand the major components of welding equipment and the essential parameters for welding
- Understand the terminology, operation and controls for the selected welding processes, joint types and welding positions
- Identify and understand the causes of typical welding defects and how their occurrence can be reduced, for the materials and welding processes selected
- Understand and identify hazards and basic health, safety and quality requirements when welding
- Know how to interpret and work to a welding procedure specification
- Know the basics of welding quality documents and reporting systems
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The potential for permanent employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate.
There will also be an opportunity to continue your learning by progressing onto a level 3 or 4 apprenticeships afterwards.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
RITTAL-C S M LIMITED
Broadley Industrial Park
CITY COLLEGE PLYMOUTH
General welder (arc processes)
Level 2 (GCSE)
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