Welding Apprenticeship - Cadent - West Midlands

  • Cadent
  • Birmingham
  • £23728 per annum

Embark on an exhilarating 3-year Welding Apprenticeship that transcends the confines of traditional classrooms, immersing you in a dynamic, hands-on learning environment. As an aspiring welder, you'll dedicate an extraordinary 80% of your time to practical training within our state-of-the-art, purpose-built workshop. Here, you'll work shoulder-to-shoulder with our seasoned engineers, gaining invaluable insights and honing your skills through real-world applications.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    248179
  • Wages
    £23,728 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    27/03/2024
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Birmingham
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Cadent

Description

Job DescriptionFuel Your Professional Journey: Enroll in Our Welding Apprenticeship Program Today!

Embark on an exhilarating 3-year Welding Apprenticeship that transcends the confines of traditional classrooms, immersing you in a dynamic, hands-on learning environment. As an aspiring welder, you'll dedicate an extraordinary 80% of your time to practical training within our state-of-the-art, purpose-built workshop. Here, you'll work shoulder-to-shoulder with our seasoned engineers, gaining invaluable insights and honing your skills through real-world applications.

This transformative journey promises not just an education, but an adventure into the realms of welding and metal fabrication. You'll acquire a versatile skill set, seamlessly transitioning between working on our cherished old assets and applying the latest welding technologies to our new project. Your apprenticeship will cover a broad spectrum of welding techniques and practices, including but not limited to:

  • Metal Fabrication: Learn the intricacies of cutting, shaping, and joining metal pieces together, expanding your capabilities in metalwork.
  • Welding Safety and Health: Embrace best practices in welding safety, understanding the importance of protective gear, proper ventilation, and hazard recognition to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Inspection and Quality Control: Gain expertise in inspection techniques and quality control measures, ensuring that your welding work meets or exceeds industry standards.
  • Cutting-edge Welding Technologies: Stay ahead of the curve by getting hands-on experience with the latest advancements in welding technology, including robotic welding and laser cutting.

During your apprenticeship you will attend Riverside College (Widnes & Runcorn) once a week during term time to gain your Level 3 qualification. Worry not though-full accommodation, travel reimbursement, and meal allowance will be provided if you find yourself away from home.

Upon successful qualification and completion of the apprenticeship, we guarantee you a secure role within our team! And you'll not only possess a deep understanding of welding principles and practices but also the confidence and competence to tackle a variety of welding challenges. This program is designed to catapult your career, preparing you for a future as a skilled welder who can adapt to the ever-evolving demands of the industry.

Why Choose Cadent's Welding Apprenticeship?

Tailored 3-Year Programme: Our carefully designed programme blends on-the-job training with specialised technical instruction, ensuring you emerge with the perfect blend of skills and knowledge for a successful future.

Supportive Network: You won't be alone on this journey. With a dedicated programme manager, business mentor, and line manager, you'll be guided every step of the way. Our community of apprentices serves as your support network, offering insights and inspiration from their own experiences.

Qualifications Galore: At the end of your apprenticeship, you'll boast a range of qualifications, including the coveted Level 3 Apprenticeship. These certifications will propel you forward, opening doors to a fulfilling career at Cadent.

What You Will Bring:

Pride, Purpose, Ownership: We're not just seeking apprentices; we want individuals who embody pride, purpose, and ownership. Your unique contributions will shape our journey and contribute to the success of Cadent.

Eagerness to Learn: Bring your curiosity, drive, and motivation! We're seeking individuals eager to learn and grow. Your enthusiasm will be the driving force behind your success in the First responder Apprenticeship.

Embrace the Freedom: No driver's license? No worries! You're welcome to join us. During your exciting 2-year apprenticeship, all you need to do is secure your driving license. The best part? We've got your back with a generous contribution of up to £200 towards your lessons and tests.

Benefits

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

  • Up to £200 towards driving lessons
  • Gympass' scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships.
  • Company mobile, laptop and full uniform provided.
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more.
  • Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)
  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more
  • My Offers membership card - offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • 2 paid volunteering days per year
About Us

At Cadent we're excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We've got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.

We're making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we're shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.

Diversity and Inclusion

Don't meet every single requirement listed?

Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application - You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.

As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process.

We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can't wait to welcome you!

Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome.

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience.

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Energy & Utility Skills on +441217138264 (Ref ID: 248179)

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