Charles Thompson Ltd

Welding Apprentice


Charles Thompson Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £148.20
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday
duration: 3 years
start: 30 March 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Metal Fabricator Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
2 March 2020 (application closing date)
The chosen candidate will study towards a Extended Diploma Level 3 in Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship


GTAW Welder Apprentice

The aim would be to achieve fully competent / qualified Manual  GTAW Welder status within 3 years in a wide range of materials.

Exposure to the wide range of materials and also welding processes is available, including MMA, GTAW, Hot wire GTAW, Sub Arc, MIG, GTAW cladding, ESW cladding,  

Prior GTAW welding experience would be preferred but is not essential. 

Future Prospects

  • Extended Diploma Level 3 in Fabrication and Welding

Skills Required

  • Manual Dexterity
  • Good attention to detail
  • Demonstrate good team working abilities
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Be a highly motivated individual
  • Have good organisation and time keeping skills

Qualities Required

  • An effective team worker
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Motivated
  • Logical thinker
  • Adapts positively to change and willing to take on new challenges

Qualifications Required

  • The chosen candidate must have 5 GCSE's or equivalent at Grade C or grade 4-9 under the new education grade system effective from 2016/2017 above, Must include maths and English

Training Provided

The Year one Fabrication and Welding programme delivered at the AMRC Training Centre over a 16 week full time block programme will include the following compulsory units:

  • Producing plate-work, components and assemblies
  • Preparing and using TIG or Plasma Arc equipment
  • Preparing and using semi - automatic MIG, MAG and flux-cored welding equipment.
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