Apprentice Fleet Welder Fabricator VIA EAST MIDLANDS LIMITED

Via currently has fantastic opportunities to join our Fleet Team in September 2023 as an Apprentice Fleet Welder Fabricator. The role is 40 hours per week and based at our Bilsthorpe Site. You’ll design, manufacture and repair parts of vehicles and plan ensuring customer satisfaction is achieved.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary review each year

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Fleet Welder Fabricator, you will gain first-rate training and mentoring along with hands on experience and practical qualifications to prove it! Throughout the training period you will work toward and achieve the Level 2 General Welder Apprenticeship standard.


About the role:

Within the role, the successful candidate will work within a busy fleet team to learn a varied range of skills in fabrication and welding in the maintenance of Vehicles and Plant with the end goal to becoming a fully skilled mechanic, providing a high quality of workmanship to prescribed industry and manufacturers’ standards, ensuring customer satisfaction and repair turnaround times are met.


You’ll learn practical skills from a mentor on repairing, maintaining, a wide range of vehicles and plant, completing tasks to prescribed standards that will be quality checked and recorded.

You’ll design, manufacture and repair parts of vehicles and plan ensuring customer satisfaction is achieved.

Candidate Requirements:

We are looking for a capable and motivated individual who has an interest in vehicle welding and fabricating.

The ideal candidate will hold at least one of the following:

A minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or equivalent
Hold level 1 English and Maths functional skills qualifications and have the ability to study to achieve level 2 upon completion of the apprenticeship
Full Driving Licence (Desirable)

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

You will gain your Level 2 General Welder Qualification as well as math's and English functional skills if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will offboard this apprenticeship into a Fleet Welder/Fabricator role in our Fleet Team in our Operations Division.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working


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

About the employer

We are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county.




Via East Midlands Ltd

Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe Business Park

Eakring Road

NG22 8ST


Maddy Hudson

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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