Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker / Welder

South Downs College
187.50 GBP Weekly
11 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017
Start Date

This vacancy is for an apprentice to learn the processes involved in manufacturing component parts for the transport, security and research sectors. This may include CAD design as well as production of part on conventional or CNC machines.

  • Manufacturing components in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium, mainly in sheet form and small amounts of fabrication.
  • Welding in MIG and TIG, with small amounts of MMA.

The apprentice will learn a wide range of skills, both in sheet metal, tube forming and light fabrication.

We work in sheets from 0.9mm to 6mm, tubes up to 50mm diameter, in sections up to 10mm thick, and profile plate up to 15mm thick.

Some machines are conventional, manually controlled, while other machines are CNC controlled.

  • Where required, parts are drawn up in either autocad or draughtsight.

Future prospects If apprentice shows aptitude, and wants to progress, they will be given opportunity to continue to further their training.

Things to consider Due to location and requirements of the role, own transport is essential Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is GBP3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Harwoods Developments are experienced in all aspects of sheet metal engineering and fabrication. • Steel • Stainless • Aluminium • Brass • Copper

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