Fabrication and Welding Apprentice

UBH International Ltd

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Brief overview of the role

Fabrication & Welding to manufacture and repair tanks which hold and transport liquids.

Applications for apprenticeship

Closing date

30 Nov 2016

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

37 hours per week Mon to Thursday 8.00 – 4.45 Fri: 8.00 – 12 ½ hour lunch each day (unpaid)

Total hours per week: 37.00

Weekly wage


Expected apprenticeship duration

4 years

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship


2 available

Vacancy description

  • Working closely with experienced and qualified staff you will develop your knowledge of Fabrication & Welding to assist in the manufacture and repair tanks for the transportation of liquefied gases and non-hazardous and hazardous liquids, along with fixed tanks.
  • You will learn to perform a number of techniques TIG, MIG, Plasma cutting, grinding, tacking up etc.
  • You will work with a range of materials including Stainless and Carbon Steels.
  • The role will involve using a wide and varied range of Fabrication and Welding equipment and developing your skills and knowledge to work to a high standard.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal candidate would be:

  • Practically minded
  • Have good technical awareness
  • Have a ‘hands-on’ approach
  • Relish the challenge of physical work in an industrial environment
  • Have a good work ethic and a strong focus on working safely

Personal qualities

  • Good communicator with good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise work/tasks.
  • Able to work under own initiative.
  • Having a good, positive, can do attitude
  • Personable, enthusiastic and trustworthy
  • A willingness to learn.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Access to own transport would be an advantage.
  • Possibly have a hobby/interest in fixing/tinkering with mechanical devices/bikes/machines etc

Qualifications required

5 GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in Maths, English and Science.

Future prospects

• Apprenticeship may lead to permanent employment. •Further in-house training and development available for the right candidate. •Continuation of education and academic studies business dependant.

Things to consider

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Any offer of apprenticeship/employment will be subject to successful completion of a colour blind assessment Assessment, pre-interview and Day release element of this apprenticeship will be held at Dunnings Bridge Road, Liverpool, L30 6XT


About the employer


UBH International Ltd


The history of the company goes back more than half a century to the late forties when, as ‘United Boilers’, or ‘UB’ for short, the company’s skills in pressure vessel manufacture were initially developed. In 1958 the company moved to its present site, and became one of the world's leading manufacturers of tank containers. UBH International today employs around 100 people, many of them shareholders in the company, and continues to enjoy a world-wide reputation as a manufacturer of tanks for the transportation of hazardous liquids and liquefied gases. Renowned for the high quality of its specialist equipment, the company continues to build upon its success by the combination of innovative design, close attention to its customers’ needs and the skill and professionalism of its shareholder workforce.




Orrell Lane




L40 0SL

Training provider

Training to be provided

Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships normally last four years during which time you will attend our Training Centre or a college one day per week for basic training and Further Education.

The remainder of your time will be spent with your employer, training in Engineering. NWTC will monitor your Apprenticeship on a regular basis to ensure you complete your National Vocational Qualification (N.V.Q.) Level 3 Diploma, BTEC National Diploma and Functional Skills, which will lead to a certificate of Advanced Apprenticeship.