General Welder Apprentice WASTE-A-WAY RECYCLING LIMITED

The apprentice will be working as part of a busy workshop team, helping to maintain a fleet of 70 trucks and nearly 100 trailers. They will experience repair, renewal, and fabrication work under the supervision of experienced craftsmen and technicians, in an environment which rewards loyalty and hard work.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,520.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246777

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Learning to cut, drill, weld and fabricate various metal types to enable the apprentice to:

  • Repair damaged trucks and trailers
  • Replace trailer loading and unloading systems
  • Fabricate new parts and equipment from scratch
  • Create metal tools and equipment to support the workshop’s activities
  • Put college learning into practice and successfully complete their apprenticeship
  • Gain valuable skills to enable future career and earnings opportunities 

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Welding Apprenticeship.

1 day at our Luckyn Lane Campus in Basildon.

4 days working with employer.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position on successful completion of the the apprenticeship. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

Business location does not benefit from public transport so candidate would need to be able to get to and from work

About the employer

Waste-A-Way is a major haulier in the waste management sector, with its main base in Basildon, Essex. We carry out all of our fleet servicing, maintenance, and repairs in-house, with a team of experienced technicians. To ensure that our team will be resilient into the future, we are looking for an apprentice to build their knowledge, skills, and career with us. Waste-A-Way has always had a strong ethos of promoting from within, and many employees who started in unskilled roles have progressed to important positions including management.

Employer

WASTE-A-WAY RECYCLING LIMITED

Address

PHOENIX HOUSE

SWINBOURNE ROAD

BURNT MILLS INDUSTRIAL ESTAT

SS13 1EF

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

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

Contact

Diane Ridgley

apprenticeships@southessex.ac.uk

07855701273

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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