Welding & fabrication apprentice Level 2 European Heathyards Ltd

European Heathyards are amongst the UK’s most trusted fabricators of high integrity welding, where structural integrity and increased performance are paramount. The apprenticeship will mainly concentrate on welding, fabrication and machine tools. The aim will be for the apprentice to reach coded level.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Perks include an annual race day and a Christmas party.

  • Working week

    7.54am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Welding practice
  • Reading engineering drawings
  • Heat treatments
  • Fabrication and fitting
  • Operating machine tools
  • Cladding operation
  • Bending and manipulation - machine tools

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

This is a level 2 Welding apprenticeship delivered over a period of 24 months. The apprentice will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services, in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, 1 day per week during this time.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be an opportunity to become a coded welder / fabricator / fitter or machine operator.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Good listener


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates must be 18+ for insurance purposes.

About the employer

European Heathyards are industry leaders in high integrity fabrication, welding & tube manipulation. Established in 1974 and based in the West Midlands (UK), European Heathyards maintains a wealth of knowledge and experience manufacturing for the following industries: Power generation, petrochemical, oil & gas, process plant, environmental and nuclear. We have 8 purpose- built manufacturing workshops that cover around 270,000 square feet, of which 10,000 square feet is a dedicated clean conditions area. Each shop is equipped with overhead cranes ranging from 5 tonne to 100 tonne lifting capacity. We are accredited to ISO 9001, 14001, 27001 & 45001. We also hold BS EN 1090-1 EXC 2 & hold an array of ASME stamps that include U,S,PP & R. We have also been recognised as fit for nuclear, an in-depth programme that identifies whether a company has the right procedures, personnel & skills for the UK’s civil nuclear programme. This dedication to quality control & assurance, whilst maintaining our competitive edge, enhances our presence and reputation when manufacturing heat exchangers (super heater elements, economisers, Evaporators, membrane panels, headers, manifolds), pressure vessels, pipework, low NOx burners, ducting, tanks, silos & structural.


European Heathyards Ltd






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Training provider



Sue Fisher


01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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