Welding & Fabrication Apprentice Level 2 S M B PRESSINGS LTD

SMB Pressings Ltd offer the apprentice the opportunity to develop welding and fabrication skills, using general MIG welding processes. You will fabricate products from the company's sheet metal range, support and assist with the assembly and final assembly of products and packing processes.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    No Friday working required- please note only applicants age 18+ should apply for this vacancy due to the daily working hours regulations and age restrictions to work on the shop floor at this company.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 6.30am - 4.00pm. You will be entitled to a 30 minute rest period.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • MIG welding operations
  • Fabrication processes
  • Assembly jobs
  • Conform to internal quality procedures
  • General operations and packing duties
  • Good housekeeping and health and safety in the workplace

Please note only applicants age 18+ should apply for this vacancy due to the daily working hours regulations.

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 18 months
  • The apprentice will be required to attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services, in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, 2 days per week during this time

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A full-time position within this growing company and the opportunity to expand on your skill set, following completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Please note only applicants age 18+ should apply for this vacancy due to the daily working hours regulations. Physical fitness is required due to the nature of the job role.

About the employer

Here at SMB Pressings, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service to all our customers. With over 25 years' experience in the industry, we know exactly what makes a happy customer. The second to none service that we offer is what keeps making our customers coming back to us time and time again. Production quality of the highest standard, competitive pricing, and deliveries to agreed schedules are just a few factors that make SMB a top bracket company. In 2017, this was recognised at the ‘Made in the Midlands’ Awards show where SMB Pressings won the ‘Manufacturing Achievement’ award for: Our continuous investment in new technology Our ongoing training & development of the workforce Our ‘complete project support’ scheme which we offer all our customers for each individual order. At SMB Pressings, we provide customers with a service second to none in terms of: Research and development facilities Competitive pricing Quality production Delivery to agreed schedules All of the above are what we provide for each individual customer to help assist them bring ideas through to manufacturing status and then to their premises on time. In addition, we assemble components to specification through our in house processes, which include: Spot Welding Mig Welding Tig Welding Copper & Nickel Brazing Drilling Tapping Milling Surface Grinding Guillotine Press Braking Current Fabrications include: Benching supports for the leisure sector Brackets and framework for modular buildings Staging and guard rails for utilities sector Seating for the healthcare sector Garden furniture Cabinets Work benches and trolleys to customer specification. Previous projects have also included: Barbering/Hairdressing chairs Bicycle and smoking shelters Street furniture SMB Pressings are ISO9001:2015 accredited which means we ensure we meet our customers' requirements by manufacturing to a high level of quality on time, every time.






WS11 0DJ

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Training provider



Sue Fisher


01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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