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Welding Academy - (Full-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1405637 
Date notified: 07/01/2019 
Job location: Portadown 
Salary: £150 training allowance per week. 
Hours: 40 
Worktime: 5 week training then 2 week work placement. 
Closing date: 25/01/2019 
Employer: Assured Skills (DFE) 
Business: Training Provider 
Address: 39-49 Adelaide Street 
Postcode: BT2 8FD 
Telephone: 028 90416972 

Job Duties:

The Welding Academy will provide ten individuals with the skills to prepare them for work as a welder.
The Academy consists of a five week training course at Southern Regional College, Portadown BT63 5BL followed by a two week company work placement.
Following the work placement participants will be interviewed for a permanent welding job.
Job opportunities are available with Walter Watson Ltd, Castlewellan and Annard Ltd, Armagh.
Offers of employment with a company will be conditional upon successful completion of the training, company placement, satisfactory employment checks and company interview.

Qualifications / Experience:

All applicants must be at least 18 years old.
All applicants must be currently eligible to work in the UK.
No previous experience or qualifications required.

Application Method:

All applications must be submitted online. For more information and to apply online please visit:

If you are unemployed your local Jobs & Benefits Office can provide you with additional support. For assistance with your job interview visit Getting Started.

Other Information:

Participants receive Training Allowance of £150 per week+travel expenses+potential childcare costs.

Training: 9am-5pm Monday to Fri

The jobs with placement companies attract a competitive hourly rate in excess of the NMW.

Equality Statement: Applications are welcome from those who meet the criteria irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, marital status, gender whether or not they have dependents and women returning to the workplace.
If you are unemployed you may get help with travel costs. Ask about the Travel to Interview Scheme.
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