Welding apprenticeship POWER UTILITIES LTD

Power Utilities are looking for a welding apprentice to work within a well-established division, learning to fabricate/weld steel in the manufacturing of air pressure stabilisers.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Company pension Flexible work environment Christmas company closure Potential to progress onto another qualification Entitlement to 16 days annual leave

  • Working week

    7.15am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday. Friday working is not required.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The job role will include:

  • Learning to read drawings
  • To fabricate and weld steel
  • Grind/Linish
  • Print labels
  • Learning to use test rig to set to certain pressures
  • Assembling when required
  • Packing
  • Placing orders for items required in factory-stock 

The training you will be getting

This is a level 2 Welding apprenticeship (General welder (arc processes)), delivered over a period of 2 years. Includes Functional Skills English and maths if required.

The apprentice will attend the training centre, In-Comm Training Services, in Aldridge WS9 8UG, 1 day per week during the training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position after successful completion of this apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Power Utilities is a privately owned business established in 1934. This position is with our Nonwoven Division. We offer a large selection of nonwoven products for coolant and edible oil filtration. With our fully equipped facility we can provide a bespoke service - slitting and rolling media into filter rolls, sheets and sleeves manufactured specifically to customers direct needs. We pride ourselves on providing a service tailored for each of our customer's needs and supplying products that won't let them down.








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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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