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Welding Apprentice

Laing O'Rourke
Laing O'Rourke
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 2 Years
  • Entry Requirements: Attainment of three to five GCSEs or equivalent (number and level will depend on role), Eligibility without restrictions to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable
  • Qualification Gained: Vocational Qualification
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    • Erith Depot and St Neots

Closing Date: Wednesday 29th May 2020

What is Welder/Fabricator?

Welding and Fabrication is an essential component to the supply and maintenance process within the construction industry.

It is the creation of metal structures by cutting, bending and assembling and using high heat to melt the parts together and allowing them to cool causing fusion.

The Laing O'Rourke Apprenticeship programme - what can you expect?

This apprenticeship will provide the necessary skills and structured training to repair, fabricate and manufacture a wide variety of equipment within the Lifting unit of the business. You will work with a range of materials and proprietary systems in the construction site environment. On-site training and experience will be complemented by an extensive construction college apprenticeship programme that will lead to you becoming a competent Welder/Fabricator.

As a Laing O'Rourke apprentice you will work through a structured programme that will take between two and four years depending on your apprenticeship choice. The programme will combine practical onsite experience and academic learning at college.

As part of the Apprenticeship programme, you will be expected to achieve a level 2 or 3 apprenticeship standard. You will attend college on either a block or day release format, depending on the college you are assigned to.

Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by experienced trades people and construction professionals that will work closely with you, providing regular feedback on your progress towards completing your apprenticeship. You will benefit from highly competitive rates of pay and will work on some of the most exciting projects in the UK. 

 What are we looking for?

We are looking for people with a genuine interest in construction and the built environment. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and ambitious, with the potential to progress to a supervisory / management role over a five-to-ten-year period.

 Entry requirements

  • Eligibility without restrictions to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable;
  • Full mobility to enable travel to various project locations;
  • Attainment of three to five GCSEs or equivalent (number and level will depend on role).

**The Apprenticeship programme will commence in August 2020 unless stated otherwise **

 Laing O'Rourke are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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