Welding Apprentice J & J CONVERSIONS LTD

An exciting opportunity for an apprenticeship at J& J Conversions. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to train and progress within our quality manufacturing facilities. Your role will involve welding tasks to help with the manufacture of race car transporters, recovery vehicles and equipment.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be reviewed on a regular basis in line with progress at college and skills gained.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: Between 08:00am - 05:00pm. Friday: 07:00am - 01:00pm. This will include 1 day per week at college during term time.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be trained by our skilled employees and salary will be reviewed regularly in line with skills gained and achievements at college. J&J Conversions Ltd are one of the most successful companies in the industry and has a reputation for a quality product with a service backup to match. We manufacture Race car transporters, recovery vehicles and equipment. We are looking for an apprentice welder fabricator and apprentice sheet metal worker. They will be working alongside and being trained by our highly skilled employees 1:1 and working in a very up-to-date modern and clean workshop with excellent facilities. Located on the Walworth Business Park in Andover with good access to all major routes.

You will be doing a variety of tasks, including:

  • MIG Welding
  • TIG Welding
  • Stainless steel and steel welding
  • Aluminium welding
  • Trained in the use of your own personal 3M Air Flow Welding Mask
  • Trained in the use of FES-200 W3 Binzel MIG welding torch for optimal safety
  • Guillotine
  • Press brake
  • Lathe
  • Chop saw and upstroke saw
  • Radial drill

The training you will be getting

You will attend Andover College on a day release basis starting in July 2024

You will achieve:

  • Level 2 General Welder Apprenticeship Standard

J&J Conversions prides itself on its working environment, with up-to-date equipment and good rest facilities for its staff. There will also be opportunities to complete forklift training, MEWP Training alongside other training opportunities.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Every prospect to improve their skill set, learn new and move up within the business with pay rises to reflect
  • J&J has plenty of scope for you to develop your career and progress within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (C or above)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (C or above)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or above (C or above)) Desired

Things to consider

This is a physically demanding role where you will be required to lift heavy objects.

About the employer

Manufacturers of recovery vehicles and racing car transporters







SP10 5NP

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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


Karen Jackson


01962 797452

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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