Apprentice Fabricator/Welder

OEM Swansea Unit 11, Oxwich Court, Fenrd Bus Park Swansea SA6 8RA
Apprenticeship rates
01 Apr 2021
11 Apr 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


Duties will include shadowing a fully qualified member of the company to learn the welding skills and methods needed to complete your apprenticeship. You will be tasked with performing metal fabrication and utilising welding methods such as MIG/TIG, all-round fabrication and fitting skills for installation and repair of components for industrial purposes. You will be involved in bespoke projects for the creation of railings, support struts, repair of industrial machinery and anything else required. Other tasks to be completed as required.

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Swansea and to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week. You will be employed full-time as an Apprentice Welder & Fabricator by this company based in Swansea. You will be enrolled onto a level 2 apprenticeship in Welding & Fabrication, and undertake the following qualifications:
- NVQ Diploma in Fabrication & Welding Engineering
- Diploma in Engineering Technology
- Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy level 1



Candidates must be punctual.
Candidates must be flexible with hours worked.
Must be able to work with others as a part of a team.
Must be able to follow instructions and ask for guidance when necessary.
Candidates should be enthusiastic and committed to both the job and the training.
Candidates should have a keen eye for detail. Must be able to read basic measurements.
Prior welding experience desirable but not essential.
Ability to drive is essential due to site work requirements. Candidate must be also prepared to travel back and forth to the XR Training Centre in Pyle and the place of employment.
Must recognise the importance of attending XR Training once a week in order to achieve qualifications in a timely manner.


No minimum grade requirements.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Foundation Apprenticeship in Welding & Fabrication Engineering

About the employer

OEM Swansea Unit 11, Oxwich Court, Fenrd Bus Park


Disability confident


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

Suitable candidates may be invited to an informal interview at the training provider (XR Training) before having their CV forwarded directly to the employer. This will be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. You will then be under consideration for final interview which will take place at the employers' premises. If selected, the training provider (XR Training) will contact you with details of the interview.

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