LTi Metaltech specialises in precision fabrication and welding for highly regulated industries. We wish to continue to expand our highly skilled workforce, creating future experts in welding structures capable of withstanding extreme and challenging pressures, as well as embracing the latest technology and practices in this field.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £15,166 / £18,598.73 / £22,030.69 @ 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 8:00 am - 16:00 pm initially - moving to set shifts once productive.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To learn the theoretical and practical skills to weld on Aluminium and Stainless Steel, working to stringent regulatory standards and quality levels
  •  set up and tack weld
  •  full welding of seams and joints
  •  learning to read engineering drawings including welding symbols and associated specifications
  • gaining experience and understanding with different materials, their properties and applications
  • operating Robotic Welding equipment
  • working with comprehensive Health & Safety practices

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

Qualifications included:

  • Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering -
  • Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
  • Development Competence Qualification (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - Maths (If required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The priority is to become a high quality TIG welder, demonstrating commitment, flexibility and a strong work ethic
  • Opportunities are then available through initiative and additional study to gain further qualifications and we have supported individuals from Production to move into roles within Engineering, Health & Safety, Production Management and Quality

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Interest in Engineering, Flexible attitude, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent GCSE in Design Technology (wood and metal work) (Grade 5-9 / C-A*) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE in English & Maths. (Grade 5-9 - C-A*) Essential

Things to consider

Welding is a job that can be lonely, with long hours spent inside a welding helmet. It can be hot, it can be uncomfortable and it can be frustrating. However, it is also very satisfying with a clear sense of achievement and output. Good welders take a lot of pride in their skills and abilities. Once experienced and productive you will form part of a shift team.

About the employer

LTi Metaltech are part of the LTi Metalltechnik Group, a world-leading family of European high-tech engineering companies. We employ around 115 people, all aiming to deliver high quality products to our customers and utilising the latest technologies and techniques to do so. Our Values are to be Responsible, Collaborative and Progressive, with each employee looking after each other and working in an inclusive and respectful way. LTi is a people-centric organisation with excellent benefits and provides with regular wellbeing initiatives, training and development opportunities.




163 Brook Drive

Milton Park


OX14 4SD

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Training provider



Sally Parr


Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2023