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Apprenticeship Route:

Foundation Apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding Engineering (Level 2). Find out more about this route here.




Full-time, 31 to 40 hours per week


Apprenticeship rate entitlement for first year of the apprenticeship, National Minimum Wage rate entitlement thereafter. Find out more about rates of pay here.

Daily Duties: 

Duties will include providing pipework and fabrication services for the food, pharmaceutical and refrigeration industry. Main tasks will include learning how to perform coded TIG welding, tasks to perform stainless steel fabrication, stainless steel process pipework, installation and repair services, bespoke pipework fabrication and installation, aluminium welding, aluminium fabrications, steel fabrications, sheet metal work and stainless steel fabrications.

You will be working with metals and tools, therefore a mature attitude and awareness of health and safety responsibilities is essential. Other labouring and general duties also to be carried out as required, e.g. maintaining a clean and tidy work area in line with health & safety working practices. Whilst in full-time employment you will undertake the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Diploma in Fabrication & Welding Engineering
  • VRQ Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy

Personal Qualities:

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Must be able to read basic measurements
  • Enthusiastic about the job and training with a real desire to qualify
  • Must show intuition and be good working manually/with hands
  • Experience with tools desirable but not essential
  • Must be able to travel to Pyle at least once a week for mandatory off-the-job training
  • Must be able to follow instructions and work with others
  • Prior basic knowledge or experience of metal work preferable but not essential
  • Basic GCSEs an advantage

Interview Arrangements:

XR Training recruits apprentices on behalf of employers. We aim to make our recruitment process as smooth as possible for both potential apprentices and employers, acting as the facilitator for both parties.

Our Business Development team reviews applications received every day, and checks them against employer’s needs. Suitable applications are forwarded to employers for their review, at which point they are under consideration for interview. All interviews will occur at the employer’s premises, however you may be invited to an informal interview at the training centre. This would be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. If you are selected for interview, a member of our Business Development team will contact you by telephone with details.

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