Welder (MIG, MMA) Apprentice NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Southampton , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £13000.00 to £15000.00 per annum

  • Posted : 11-10-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

We are looking to source an exceptional welding apprentice for our client Vulcan Offshore Ltd. You will learn how to cut materials using powered tools and thermal processes preparing them for assembly and welding. You will learn how to complete manual welding processes including Metal Inert Gas and Manual Metal Arc in a range of materials.

As a engineering welding apprentice, this programme will form part of our succession planning for the future.

Training to be provided:

You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. When your formal engineering welding apprenticeship starts you will be paid and day-released to PETA in Havant for the duration of your programme.  This will start by learning how to work safely, efficiently and use technical information. You will also learn how to use prepare Metal Inert Gas and Manual Metal Arc welding equipment.

Overall duration 15 months

About the role:

You will be:

  • Planning and preparing to weld materials
  • Interpreting technical specifications & drawings
  • Checking that materials conform to the specifications
  • Preparing materials ready for welding
  • Setting the welding equipment making adjustments as required
  • Making joints to the specifications
  • Monitor the parameters throughout, once complete you will visually inspect the welds
  • Learning how to take precautions to control distortion
  • Completing documentation related to the production process


  • Auto-enrolled into the Vulcan pension scheme after qualification period
  • Profit related bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days to be taken at Christmas)
  • Free parking on site
  • Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
  • Overtime available


Additional Information

07.00 – 15.30 Mon – Thursday, 07.00 – 14.30 Friday (37.75 hrs). We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date.

Essential Skills

  • 2 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalents) in maths and English 
  • Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated 
  • You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management

Desired Skills

  • You will have a good level of dexterity hand skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in contributing towards manufacturing mechanical processes
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination and hand skills
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience

About Company

Vulcan Offshore Ltd was established in 2019 to bring a fresh and modern approach to fabrication services for clients in a variety of industries. We are keen to train and develop our future workforce. We want you to be part of our success story, our team are highly skilled and experienced in various forms of welding and fabrication and want to help you become a great addition to our business.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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