Welding Apprentice

Apprenticeship Level: 2
Organisation: Gloucester Street Forge Ltd

Established in 1946, Gloucester Street Forge Ltd is a small local family run Blacksmithing and Fabrication business based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join their team.

The role:

  • Work from drawings and sketches
  • Learn to weld
  • Learn how to use all machinery in the workshop
  • Work on an open forge
  • Fabricate gates and staircases
  • Work on site, both domestic and commercial

Desired skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Keep to a high standard of Health and Safety
  • Problem solving

Desired personal qualities:

  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Reliable
  • Shows initiative
  • Excellent time keeping
  • A team player
  • Good physical fitness

Desired Qualifications:

  • GCSE or equivalent in maths and English at grade 4/C

Future prospects?

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship this may lead into full time employment

Reality check:

  • The company is a 15 minute walk from Stroud town centre and the bus and train station. There is a bus stop just outside on the road.
  • Saturday morning work is optional


For more information about the vacancy, please contact Ben Fudge on 01453 766542 or email workshop@gsforge.com 

To apply, please contact the Apprenticeships Team on apprenticeships@hlnsc.ac.uk

Welding Apprentice

Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

Organisation: Gloucester Street Forge Ltd
Apprenticeship Level: 2
Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months
Job Location or Region: Stroud
Wage: To be discussed at interview
Working Week: Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 17:00 and Friday 8:00 - 16:00
Possible Start Date: 26/08/2023
Positions Available: 1