Welding Apprentice PROTEC OSCILLATORS AND SHOWERS LIMITED

This vacancy is for a Welding Apprentice based in Padiham. We are looking to recruit an Apprentice as soon as possible to join our team. The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as rolled steel joists, columns, channels, steel plate and metal sheet etc.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Ability to commute Mon-Fri. Monday-Thursday 7:30am-4pm Friday- 7:30am-1pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247221

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Protec Oscillators and Showers was formed in 2016. Our aim is to deliver high quality products to our customers at a reasonable price and in a timely manner.
Our engineers and skilled fabricators have backgrounds in a variety of industries, including paper machinery, wire & cable machinery and bespoke machinery design.
We are able to draw upon a broad and deep knowledge of these industries to help provide the best solutions for our customers.

An apprenticeship in welding, fabrication & sheet metal working will split between on the job working and some college. Learning to work with different metals creating fabricated and structural products. Working on a variety of different projects small to large, you must be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative, be reliable and punctual.

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic and willing to learn and put in the time at work and at college to achieve a good standard and quality of work.

Please note the first year training will be block release training at Training 2000 in Blackburn.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG & TIG to a very high standard.

You will also be trained to learn:

  •  Basic engineering drawing.
  • Measuring and marking out.
  • Knowledge of engineering materials.
  • Handling of engineering information.

Additional skills covered may include:

  • Fitting using hand skills.
  • Producing sheet metal components and assemblies using a range of welding techniques and principles.

Your job role will consist of different tasks such as:

  • Welding components.
  • Welding castings.
  • MIG and TIG.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will be working towards completing the Metal Fabricator Standard which will include the following:

  • L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • L3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved).

Please note the first year training will be block release training at Training 2000 in Blackburn.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Engineers are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live. As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected.Many get top jobs and even run their own companies. If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Accuracy, Timekeeping

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. Please note; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Protec Oscillators and Showers was formed in 2016. Our aim is to deliver high quality products to our customers at a reasonable price and in a timely manner. Our engineers and skilled fabricators have backgrounds in a variety of industries, including paper machinery, wire & cable machinery and bespoke machinery design. We are able to draw upon a broad and deep knowledge of these industries to help provide the best solutions for our customers.

Employer

PROTEC OSCILLATORS AND SHOWERS LIMITED

Address

Unit 14b

Shuttleworth Mead Business Park

Padiham, Burnley

BB12 7NG

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

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

Grace Gardner

grace.gardner@t2000.co.uk

0125454659

Apprenticeship standard

Metal fabricator

Level 3 (A level)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jun 2024