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Welding and Fabrication Apprentice CARTER BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Carter Brothers of Rochdale is the name that embodies the ultimate quality in rubber and plastics engineering throughout the world. This is an exciting opportunity to work within this well-established business to train in the welding and fabrication team. This an excellent company to start your career in Engineering Welding.

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Closing date: 09 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,216.44

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm, Friday, 8.00am - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000111593

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As the Fabricator / Welder Apprentice you will support the fabrication and welding team.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • MIG, TIG, MMA including plate welding
  • Evaluating and interpreting drawings, sketches and other data to be used in the preparation of the product to be manufactured
  • Working with various sections and plate material between 1-30+ mm thick
  • Highlighting and communicating any minor faults that may arise which could cause delays to production
  • Ensuring work is carried out to exact tolerances, and that all operating conditions are correct before commencing manufacture
  • Maintaining accurate records of production and other operational data
  • Performing general machine maintenance
  • Ensuring all machinery on site is in safe working order, complying with site standards
  • Keeping the workshop hazard free and maintaining a good working environment
  • Full training will be provided

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • General Welder Level 2 (to include elements of Plate Welding and Fabrication)
  • Apprenticeship Training will take place both inside the workplace and outside at Rochdale Training, 1 day per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3 and above) Desired

About the employer

This employer has many years’ experience of looking after trainees. Many of which are now senior engineers. Carter of Rochdale is the name that embodies the ultimate quality in rubber and plastics engineering throughout the world. An acute understanding of customer requirements and the ever-changing trends of market forces have established Carter at the forefront of the industry. A sensible business philosophy committed to long-term research and development, together with enormous investment in both people and the most technically advanced machinery ensures a continuing policy of service and quality assurance that customers can really depend on.

Employer

CARTER BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Address

UNIT 30

FINLAN ROAD

MIDDLETON

M24 2RW

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Training

Training provider

ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Contact

Nathan Finn

nfinn@rochdaletraining.co.uk

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

General welder (arc processes)

Level 2 (GCSE)


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