General Welding Apprentice ALPHAWELD LTD

Apprentices will develop skills alongside time serviced welder operating from our purpose built workshops at Alphaweld Ltd.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is negotiable depending on candidate and opportunities for pay increases with experience.

    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 - Thursday 7:30-4:30 and Friday 7:30-3:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentices will be taught and mentored to use the latest equipment and machinery to become part of a workforce who are renowned for exceptional quality. Apprentices will learn to work with stainless steel metal and general welding skills to provide a large amount of manufacturing solutions including:

  • Reading drawings
  • Marking out
  • Learning how to use fabrication equipment
  • Working with welding equipment
  • Discovering health and safety procedures
  • Report to the manager for general duties

The training you will be getting

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • You will be expected to work towards the L2 General Welder apprenticeship, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • The apprenticeship training will be a day release at Chesterfield College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position avaliable for the right candidate upon apprenticeship completetion 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4) Essential

About the employer

Alphaweld's excellent design, fabrication, installation and mechanical site services continue to satisfy the demands of a large number of clients, ranging from small independent manufacturers to large blue chip companies. Whatever your requirement in the field of welding and fabrication Alphaweld is the starting point.







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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


James Sayles


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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