Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication and Welding) Rishton Welding & Engineering Co

Rishton Welding & Engineering Co · Competitive · Great Harwood
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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. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5 mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG and 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

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication and Welding) based in Great Harwood, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 26 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

167.70

Wages explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training thats part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

Working week to be confirmed at interview

Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

36 months

  • Possible start date

06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

yesterday

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced

Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

VAC001773993

  • Positions

1 available

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Metal Fabricator (Fabrication and Welding) based in Great Harwood, Lancashire.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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. Fabricators use a large range of metals including steel, aluminium and titanium at a range of thicknesses from 0.5 mm up to over 20mm.

The successful candidate will train and become competent at welding, components and castings, learning to weld both MIG and 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

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment
  • Accuracy

Personal qualities

  • Must possess an interest in engineering
  • Motivated and committed individual
  • Good time keeping
  • Strong work ethic

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English, Maths. Science and Technology is desirable. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable.

Future prospects

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.

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.

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About the employer

RISHTON WELDING and ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED is a mining and metals company based out of HEYS LANE GREAT HARWOOD, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom.

Employer

Rishton Welding & Engineering Co

Address

Heys Lane

Blackburn

BB6 7UA

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Chris Cumpstey 01254 54659

  • Extended Diploma in Fabrication and Welding NVQ Level 3
  • Diploma in Engineering Level 3
  • Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT (if not already achieved)

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