Thermal Insulation Apprentice.

A fantastic opportunity to gain skills in a specialist sector; offering the right individual unrivalled career opportunities.

Possible Start Date: 04/06/2018
Programme Duration: 18-24 months

Location: Bristol

Hours P/W: 38.00

Detailed Job Description:

We have an opportunity for a Thermal Insulation Apprentice to join our reputable local company. The successful candidate will gain a variety of niche skills, including pipework, vessel and ductwork, insulation and cladding within the medium size sector of the thermal insulation industry, working locally and away from home.

You will gain knowledge and experience fitting insulation.

Dependant on age, the apprenticeship can last up to 2 years with a mixture of learning ‘on the job’ and also at the training centre. The National Training Centre for the apprenticeship is based in Darlington, in the North East of England.

Successful candidates will be required to attend the training centre for 2 week blocks approximately every 3 months, working onsite in between visits. Candidates complete approx. 14-16 weeks at the centre in Darlington, over the length of the apprenticeship.

Lodging away from home will be required during this time. Candidates will receive full training at the centre, which includes a vast range of industrial materials, finishes, sheet metal work and fabrication, through to pipework, fittings and vessels.Daily duties will include:

  • Applying insulation materials
  • Applying sheet metal and various finishes to pipework and ductwork

Requirements and Prospects:

Qualifications required

GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English or equivalent is desirable
Skills required

Strong communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team and with others

Ability to adapt to working in different environments i.e. at heights, confined spaces and away from home

Be able to use own initiative

Good time management skills to ensure deadlines are met

Able to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner onsite, as a representative of the company

Able to work with hands, as this is a very hands on job

Personal Qualities

The successful candidate should be able to communicate and articulate themselves. They should be friendly and adaptable to change and also comfortable with working away from home. Be resilient in character and able to deal with challenges that may arise. They should be enthusiastic, reliable, willing to learn and co-operative with existing employees.

Future prospects

A career within the Thermal Insulation Industry.

Additional Information:

Training provided

The successful candidate will have training provided as part of the apprenticeship from the National Training Centre in Darlington, as well as being complimented by training ’on the job’.

The candidate will also receive:

  • L2 or L3 Standard in Thermal Insulation
  • PASMA Towers for Users
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Employment rights & Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Maths & English (if required)

The candidate must expect to work away from home; there will be early starts onsite.

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