Apprentice Welder/Fabricator TECHFLOW MARINE LTD

Techflow Marine are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team in Bedlington. This apprenticeship opportunity offers comprehensive training and hands-on experience in the field of welding, providing a solid foundation for a successful career in the industry.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 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

    Hours TBC upon appointment.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a welding apprentice, you will work alongside experienced welders and fabricators, learning the necessary skills and techniques to become a proficient welder which will include:

  • Assist experienced welders in various welding tasks, including preparation, assembly, and welding of metal components
  • Learn and apply different welding techniques such as MIG and TIG welding
  • Operate welding equipment and tools safely and efficiently, following all health and safety guidelines
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, blueprints, and welding specifications
  • Perform quality checks on completed welds to ensure they meet required standards
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring proper storage and handling of welding materials and equipment
  • Attend training sessions and classes to develop welding skills and knowledge
  • Follow instructions and guidance from experienced welders to enhance learning and skill development
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures, including punctuality and attendance

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

  • General Welder (arc processes) Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Day release to college is required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The candidate will be offered a full time role within Techflow marine on completion of the apprenticeship dependant on the attitude, dedication and performance exhibited during the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3 or A*-D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-3 or A*-D) Essential

Things to consider

The successful candidate must be able to commute to and from Techflow Marine Bedlington NE22 7DQ. May be required to work on site from time to time, or taken to sub-contractors during inspection visits to gain more experience.

About the employer

Techflow Marine are a proven supplier of fluid transfer systems, predominately serving markets within the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Marine Transportation, Ports and Terminals and Renewable energy industries.




Gooch Avenue

Barrington Industrial Estate


NE22 7DQ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)

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