General Welder Apprentice Worcester Bosch

To undertake and understand all aspects within both mild steel and stainless welding departments. All aspects of welding and fabrication and testing within sections.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage will rise to £23,210 for the second year of the apprenticeship

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 07.00am - 16.00pm, Friday 07.00am - 12.00pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To weld heat-exchangers, tank assemblies and sub assemblies in line with established work instructions 
  • Quality assurance in line with health and safety requirements 
  • Maintaining flexibility at all times in order to achieve production targets 
  • Any reasonable tasks set by the team leader 

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage and gain valuable work experience. You will be expected to work towards the L2 General Welder Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills. Upon successful completion you will be awarded certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of your 2 year fixed term apprenticeship, we will endeavour to find a suitable permanent role for you within the team to further your development in the company, however this is not guaranteed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

This vacancy will involve working with your hands to create components.

About the employer

Worcester Bosch are the UK's top-rated heating brand and we believe in the power of warming people’s lives. Alongside our current portfolio of boilers and renewable technologies we are working with the Government to decarbonise the network and achieve net zero by 2050. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for motivated, talented individuals to join our 1800 strong team.


Worcester Bosch


Pilsley Road


Clay Cross

S45 9BY

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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


John Sheldon

01246 500681

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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