Apprentice Engineering Operative - Welder/Fabricator RICHARD WILLIAMS ENGINEERING LTD

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic Apprentice Engineer to join our team in a family-run business. You will learn all aspects of the engineering equipment and machinery, be involved in welding, plasma cutting/stainless steel and alloy, together with all aspects of fabrication.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday: 07:30 - 16:30. Friday: 07:30 - 15:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Cutting Steel
  • Measuring
  • Grinding
  • Drilling
  • Welding
  • Keeping the workplace clean and tidy
  • Assisting other members of the team

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard qualification in Engineering Operative Level 2
  • The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course
  • This is a Day Release programme which means you will attend Lincoln/Newark College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time permanent position as Welder/Fabricator on successful completion of the Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Lincolnshire’s ever-expanding premier vacuum tank manufacturer offering a full range of services including: The manufacture of new tanks and pumps Servicing Reconditioning Parts








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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


Margaret Davis

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

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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