What will the apprentice be doing?
Off- the-Job - Completing both practical training in a real working environment and gaining underpinning knowledge through classroom activities in our training centre in Tipton
On-the-Job - Working on an operational site in the UK alongside a qualified craft person applying the skills and knowledge gained in the training centre.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Your training will consist of:
- Health & Safety
- Interpreting drawings, technical specifications & inspection criteria to establish weld process controls
- Understand material specifications, grades, dimensions and thicknesses
- Inspect weld preparations, align and position pipe and recognise non conformities such as ovality and bore mismatch
- Set up, check, and maintain equipment prior and during the welding process
- Monitor productivity and quality
- Submit quality documents
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On the completion of the apprenticeship programme you will become a qualified Welder based on one of our operational sites in the UK applying the skills and knowledge you have gained during your apprenticeship. If you wish to continue your development there will be opportunities to advance into a managerial role.
Reality CheckYou need to be willing to travel and work away from home. You will spend the first 7 months of the apprenticeship in Tipton in the West Midlands and move on to an operational site in the UK, which may or may not be close to your home.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or Grade C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade 4 or Grade C) Essential