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Apprentice Welder/ Fabricator

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
JPG Site Services Ltd Kerry Road SY16 1DX
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

• Learn how to accurately read technical drawings which are provided by the design team
• Learn how to undertake any welding works required ensuring correct and safe production
• Work with the team to learn about the maintenance of plant and equipment
• To fabricate items in steel including marking out, setting up and welding
• Mig welding
• Spraying items
• Keeping scrap to a minimum
• Ensure all company policies and procedures are followed at all times
• Wear all PPE at all times when carrying out work and when around the factory

Requirements

Skills

Principle role & responsibilities:

To ensure the efficient fabrication of steelworks through the safe operation of relevant machinery and hand tools, while making sure HSE is adhered to at all times.

Skills required:
• Good communication
• Inquisitive
• Willingness to learn and grow

Personal qualities:
• Excellent time keeping
• Can do attitude
• Proactive

Qualifications

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, including mathematics, English and science, technology, or engineering-related subject. We are happy to consider work related experience as an alternative to formal qualifications. We are open to applicants who are school or college leavers or applicants who are considering re-training or changing career.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Neath Port Talbot College (Skills Academy Wales)

Qualification:
Level 3 Fabrication & Welding

About the employer

JPG Site Services Ltd Kerry Road

SY16 1DX

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

To be confirmed

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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