Fabrication Plater and Welder Apprentice ADSTONE CONSTRUCTION LTD
We have positions for Fabricator Welder Apprentices, we work within the structural steelwork industry. Based in our factory in Droitwich, you will be taught to fabricate structural steelwork to technical drawings and to be able to work safely and progress with welding qualifications to be become accomplished fabricators within a technical field.
Closing date: 31 May 2024
National minimum apprentice rate with scope for incremental improvement based on performance
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
02 Sep 2024
06 Feb 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
We have positions on our accomplished Apprentice programme to produce the next generation of Fabricator Welders
- Reading engineering drawings and material sizes , measuring and marking out sections for fabrication, using cutting tools and grinding equipment to position plates on to beams and sections, using welding equipment to position plates and channels in correct position to correct welding size outlined in fabrication drawings.
- MAG Welding using procedures to weld joints in accordance to the drawing for fillet welds, butt welds and stud welding. Visually inspecting welds and quality control of individual output
- Use of overhead cranes to move steel. ( training will be provided and restrictive action on age and experience will be evaluated)
- Picking plates to accompany steel sections that require fabrication
- Use of machinery – flame cutting tools, grinding handtools, band saw ( training will be provided)
- Marking up finished beams with traceability stamps and completing paperwork
- Working safely at all times, complying with health and safety organisational requirements
- Carry out required checks on equipment pre use and record
- Some relay of departments will be involved to give a broader understanding of the process of fabricated steel from painting, shotblasting, plate making etc
- This will be our 4th intake of Apprentices and successful apprentices will be given further opportunities to progress.
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
- 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.
Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths will be undertaken if needed.
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
Qualified Welder fabricator to become an accomplished member of the team within the production facility.
Opportunities to move into other locations for CNC saws, CNC Voortman
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
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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