Advanced Apprenticeships are for learners employed as an apprentice by a local company. Funding is guaranteed by the Government for the training, with priority being given to learners starting aged 16 to 18 years.
To take into account
Entry requirements Acceptance onto the intermediate Apprenticeship will be via an initial assessment with the College’s Work-based Learning team. Acceptance onto the advanced Apprenticeship will be through the completion of an intermediate Apprenticeship and a recommendation from the College based on the results received at level 2.
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What you'll learn
On this Apprenticeship, you will learn to:
• produce good quality welds using two welding process/material type combinations and in two welding positions
• conduct particle inspection and dye penetrant inspection
• position, prepare and check the welding equipment
• receive, handle and maintain consumables
• prepare, check and protect materials and work area ready for welding
• complete and check the finished weld ready for inspection and report into the production control system
• understand the common arc welding processes, joint types (fillet, lap, butt, etc.) and positions
• understand the major components of welding equipment and the essential parameters for welding
• identify and understand the causes of typical welding defects and how their occurrence can be reduced, for the materials and welding processes selected.