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L2 Weld Apprentice



26th May 2021

Working week
Working patterns vary dependant on age, please see full details under 'Things to consider'. Total hours per week: 37.00
Expected duration
18 months
Possible start date
06 Sep 2021


Desired skills

  • Good literacy and mumeracy
  • Able to demonstrate practical skills
  • Logical thinker and the ability to identify and solve problems

Personal qualities

  • Must be well motivated, capable of working as an individual or team member
  • Considers time and attendance important
  • Conscientious and considerate of others needs

Desired qualifications

  • The candidate will be required to successfully achieve qualifications at level 1 in English and Mathematics and also to have taken examinations at level 2, for both subjects, within the period of apprenticeship if not already achieved
  • All candidates will be required to complete Colchester Institute's mandatory initial assessment process before being put forward to the company. This will consist of online assessments and interview with the relevant department


As part of this role you will be required to study towards the General Welder Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute.

The company are continuing to develop their apprenticeship programme and are looking to recruit a Level 2 Weld Apprentice for our Manufacturing facilities at Ipswich. The role will include the following:

  • Correct use of safety equipment including PPE (personal protective equipment), RPE (respiratory protective equipment) and LEV (local exhaust ventilation)
  • Produce a range of welded assemblies to include butt welds and fillet welds using both MIG (metal inert gas) and TIG (tungsten inert gas) on thin sheet and plate metal
  • Grinding using bench and hand-held grinders
  • Metal finishing using shot blasters
  • EH&S training

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2021




This job is located in Ipswich

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About Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd is part of Textron Inc, a multi-industry company operating within the aircraft, defence, industrial, and financial industries. Textron employ 33,000 people in 25 countries.

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