Lti Metaltech Ltd

Engineering Apprentice Welder and Fabricator


Lti Metaltech Ltd

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Wage Competitive salary
37.0 hours per week 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 15:05 Friday (This may be subject to change)
duration: 4 years
start: 2 September 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
31 March 2020 (application closing date)
This vacancy is for an engineering welder / fabricator based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.


LTi Metaltech wishes to recruit and train an apprentice as a welder / fabricator. The apprentice will work alongside existing technicians to gain the skills and experience necessary for the apprentice to successfully fulfil their role at the end of their training.

An interest in mechanical engineering together with some basic practical skills would be beneficial with an attention to detail and the willingness to learn.

Some of the duties you will be working on when in company will be:

  • Metal Fabrication from technical drawings
  • TIG/ MIG/Robotic and plasma welding
  • Engineering / CAD design
  • Waterjet / CNC rolling operations
  • Production assembly

Future Prospects

  • We put a lot of time and effort into training our apprentices as we hope that they will all stay with the company as valued employees once their apprenticeship is complete

Reality Check

  • The successful candidates will need to commit to undertaking a comprehensive training programme, on-the-job training and completing a portfolio of evidence – in line with NVQs
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • An interest in Welding & Fabrication
  • Good practical ability/skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Self motivated and a flexible attitude

Qualities Required

  • A commitment and desire to follow a career in Mechanical Engineering, in particular to develop practical skills to a high standard

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent qualifications) at grade 5/C and above including English, Science and maths

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Advanced Engineering Technician Apprenticeship delivered over 4 years
  • First year basic training and subsequent years spent in company following company training plan. To reflect the Standard / Framework requirements
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