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Vacancy - Apprentice Welder and Fabricator

This vacancy is for a Engineering Welder/Fabricator based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

Apprentice Welder and Fabricator

Lti Metaltech Ltd

Closing date

8 April 2018

Apprenticeship summary

  • Working week

08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Thursday

08:00 – 15:05 Friday 

(This may be subject to change)

Total hours per week: 37:00

Weekly wage

£12,300 per annum / £236.54 per week.

Expected apprenticeship duration

4 years

Possible start date

September 2018

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


Vacancy description

LTi Metaltech wishes to recruit and train an apprentice as a Welder / Fabricator. The Apprentice will work alongside existing technicians to gain the skills and experience necessary for the Apprentice to successfully fulfil their role at the end of their training.

An interest in Mechanical Engineering together with some basic practical skills would be beneficial with an attention to detail and the willingness to learn.

Some of the duties you will be working on when in company will be:

  • Metal Fabrication from technical drawings
  • TIG/ MIG/Robotic and plasma  Welding
  • Engineering / CAD design
  • Waterjet / CNC rolling operations
  • Production assembly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

An interest in Welding & Fabrication and good practical ability/skills. Together with good communication skills, self motivated and a flexible attitude.

Personal qualities

A commitment and desire to follow a career in Mechanical Engineering, in particular to develop practical skills to a high standard.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of five GCSE's (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C (grade 5) and above including English, Science and Maths.

Future prospects

We put a lot of time and effort into training our apprentices as we hope that they will all stay with the company as valued employees once their apprenticeship is complete.

Things to consider

The successful candidates will need to commit to undertaking a comprehensive training programme, on-the-job training and completing a portfolio of evidence – in line with NVQs.

About the employer


LTi Metaltech Ltd


LTi Metaltech is an innovative, dynamic and growing high tech engineering company. They work with global companies and OEM’s to deliver high specification vessels and structures, using Stainless Steel, Copper, and high purity Aluminium. LTi is the leading manufacturer of cryogenic pressure vessels used in Siemens Magnetic Resource Imaging (MRI) scanners. They are part of the LTI group of international companies, with headquarters based in Germany, the group has an annual turnover of 130 million euro.


163 Brook Drive

Milton Park



OX14 4SD



Training provider

Training to be provided

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship delivered over 4 years.  First year basic training, PEO & Btec Diploma, delivered at external college/provider.  Subsequent years spent in company following company training plan, against which an NVQ is awarded.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture