Apprentice Welder and Fabricator MERLIN ATTRACTIONS OPERATIONS LIMITED

The successful applicant will work alongside our expert welder to provide high-quality services at our purpose-built workshop in Alton and on various sites across the UK.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,640.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm with the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, nights and bank holidays.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000165682

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful applicant will work alongside our expert welder to:

  • Develop and train as a welding/fabricator/steel erector under the direction of the senior welder/fabricator.
  • Assist in ensuring all projects are delivered within budget, on time and safely, in accordance with drawings provided in line with Merlin's Theming Standards Document.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and plans.
  • Maintain a high standard of health and safety both in the workshops and on-site, being mindful of others.
  • Obtain CSCS health and safety card.
  • Keep workshops clean and tidy according to Codes of Safe Working Practice.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills)
  • Certificate or Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge)
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

Learning will take place in the workplace with the need to attend training with NSEGTA when required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successful completion of the apprenticeship the candidate will be given the opportunity to discuss further progression or full-time employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

The ideal candidate will hold a valid UK driving licence to be able to travel off site as part of the role. They will also have the ability to work at heights and in confined spaces, and an understanding of basic IT skills. A knowledge of basic welding and fabrication techniques and equipment would be preferred.

About the employer

A job with Merlin isn't like a job anywhere else. With attractions around the world, from rollercoasters to wax figures, we don't trade in suits, handshakes or briefcases. We trade in fun. In smiles, shrieks and spine tingles. In memories. In magic. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead, there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our worldwide attractions and guests' experiences are the best they can be.

Employer

MERLIN ATTRACTIONS OPERATIONS LIMITED

Address

MMM

Alton

Stoke-On-Trent

ST10 4DB

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Training

Training provider

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Vikki

vikki@nsegta.co.uk

01782213485

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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