Apprentice Fabricator/Welder ALPHAMATION LIMITED

Learning from the friendly, highly-experienced team you will develop an understanding of the processes involved in what we do on site. As our apprentice you will learn the basics of welding and assembly, growing in confidence until you can undertake work on your own.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We have a history of succesful apprentices here at Alphamation, we like our apprentices to have a broad range of experiences here and they don't just watch what is going on, they are actively encouraged to help and are given their own jobs to do, with appropriate supervision.

When equipment leaves the works to go to a customer, they are able to see and appreciate the input that they have had in the finished pieces.

Your role will include:

  • Cutting
  • Welding and assembly work
  • Machining and fitting

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

Completion of Engineering Operative level 2 standard, (pathway Fabrication and Welding).

Diploma in engineering operations (skills) level 2.

Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge) level 2
Functional skills maths and English if required.

Working with qualified staff on-site, with guidance from a subject specific Assessor and college training.

End Point Assessment.

One day per week college day release at Dudley College, Advance II, DY1 4AD.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following satisfactory completion of course, we would look to employ the apprentice in a full-time permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Reliable, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

We do expect all employees to be reliable and punctual.

About the employer

Alphamation are specialists in component feeding and handling of mass produced parts, nuts, bolts, studs, lids, stampings, pressings, castings, forgings, mouldings, clips, brackets, tablets, pills, lozenges, foods stuffs, powders and plastics.




9 Bassett Road



B63 2RE

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Training provider



Claire Harper

01384 363107

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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