Welding/ Fabrication Apprentice Intec Laser Services

Intec supply precision components for use in: JCB; Morgan Motors; Aston Martin and London Taxi products, amongst others are looking to recruit 2 Apprentices to join their experienced team of sheet metal engineers. Intec continuously invested in the latest technologies available including robotic bending, robotic welding, and laser cutting.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    Salary dependent on Applicants age and experience,

  • Working week

    Hours of work Monday to Friday shifts between 06.00 and 22.00.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

•Fabricating components in mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium and brass
•Projection and stud welding
•MIG and TIG welding
•Spot welding
•Gas Welding and brazing
•5 Axis Laser cutting, laser trimming pressed parts, laser welding using sophisticated off-line 3-D programming
•Tubular laser cutting using specialist machines for tubular profiling
•Flatbed laser cutting ranging from 3kw to 6kw

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at  HWGTA located in Worcester (WR4 9GN):

Duration approximately 40-45 months.

Year 1 includes 26-42 weeks off the job training to cover practical and theory aspects based at our Training Centre.

Year 2 would include 1 day per week to complete EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge

Years 2,3 & 4 will be based in company developing skills in preparation for the end point assessment to gain your Metal Fabricator Level 3 qualification.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Intec are part Sirius, a group of engineering based companies with a turnover of £25million, located throughout the UK, so future progression opportunities are limitless for the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Since being established in 1979, we have continuously invested in the latest technologies to offer a proven source for the supply of flat bed laser cutting, tubular laser cutting, 5 axis laser cutting and water jet cutting services.


Intec Laser Services


Woolaston Road


B98 7SG

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Training provider


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


Emily Jackson


01905 330732

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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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