Apprentice welder Level 2 JAYVILLE ENG LTD

Jayville is a fast-growing business looking for an apprentice fabricator / welder to join their growing team. You will be welding and using manual tools and following full CAD drawings. You will be working with metals to create high standard and high strength welds to work towards being a fully competent welder.

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Early finish on a Friday • 20 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays • Workplace pension • Free parking • A salary which is reviewed every year

  • Working week

    7.00am-3.45pm Monday- Thursday 6.00am-11.00am Friday

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Jayville Engineering Limited has been manufacturing specialised trench shoring and formwork equipment within the construction industry since 1975.

Head office is based at Telford and within their 9,000 feet of factory, their team of trained engineers, aided by computer graphical software, manufacture bespoke equipment either by adapting existing equipment, providing the companies standard range or even design of a new product.

  • MIG Welding
  • Fabricate steel structural fabrications
  • Fabricating in various steel grades
  • Marking out and drilling materials from drawings
  • Reading engineering drawings and sketches
  • Working with a various thickness and materials
  • Fitting and assembly
  • Inspection
  • General production engineering
  • Using manual tools
  • Ongoing quality checks
  • Working with the wider team to support in any area required

The training you will be getting

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 Telford, TF3 3AJ, 1 day per week as part of the training during this time.

Training will include:

·         Be aware of the basic mechanical properties and weldability of welded materials

·         Understand the common arc welding processes, joint types (fillet, lap, butt, etc.) and positions

·         Understand the major components of welding equipment and the essential parameters for welding

·         Understand the terminology, operation and controls for the selected arc welding processes, joint types and welding positions

·         Identify and understand the causes of typical welding defects and how their occurrence can be reduced, for the materials and welding processes selected

·         Understand the functions of welding consumables and the requirements for correct storage and handling

·         Be able to identify and select correct welding consumables for each application

·         Understand and identify hazards and basic health, safety and quality requirements when welding

·         Know how to interpret and work to a welding procedure specification

·         Know the basics of welding quality documents and reporting systems

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once completion of the apprenticeship there will be a full-time position available within the business and an opportunity to move onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Welding or develop into other areas of the business is the interest and opportunity is available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and science (Grade 4 / C and above) Desired

Things to consider

The applicants need to be 18 years old and over. This is for insurance purposes.

About the employer

Jayville Engineering Limited has been manufacturing specialised Trench Shoring and Formwork equipment within the construction industry since 1975. Head office is based at Telford in the heart of the English Midlands and within our 9,000 square feet of factory our team of trained engineers aided by computer graphical software manufacture bespoke equipment either by adapting existing equipment, providing the companies standard range or even design of a new product. When dealing with Jayville, you will very soon be confident that you are talking to people who have site experience complemented with before and after sales service and who most importantly value your business.








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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


Sue Fisher

01922 457686

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

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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