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Apprentice Electrical Design Engineer

Welsh Government
CSG Mamhilad House, Mamhilad Park Estate, NP4 0HZ
£14,000 per year
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


Our core values are to “make a difference in everything we do” and “to build a sustainable future for all”.

Making buildings come to life is what we do. We provide a first class, highly technical service, using the latest in digital design tools, in a friendly and non-technical manner, resulting in repeat business and long-lasting relationships with our Clients.
To be part of the ConsiliumSG team means you have a structured career path to becoming a Professional Engineer, influencing sustainable building design at an early stage and being a key part in the design process for some of the most important buildings in the area.
Our Commitment
If you can show a passion for a career in engineering and are looking for personal development in becoming a professional engineer, then we commit to:
• Providing work based structured training programme from BTEC to HNC/HND over a 4-year apprenticeship period and beyond to professional Engineer status with paid release college to develop technical and practical skills
• Providing personal mentoring career development
• 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays with flexible/hybrid working



• A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C and above including English, Maths and Science
• An enthusiasm and willingness to learn and apply traditional and modern mechanical and electrical engineering principles relating to buildings design. In particular - Power Distribution, Lighting, Communications & Security Systems
• A good work ethic and a keen eye for detail with an appetite to interpret Architectural, Structural and other specialist drawings.
• You are willing to aim for the highest education standards
• Contribute to and enhance our core beliefs of “making a difference” and “building a sustainable future for all”.
• A good level of IT literacy in the standard MS Office packages and a commitment to developing skills required in using specialist engineering design software packages such as Autodesk Revit/ AutoCAD, Trimble, Hevacomp and others.


A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C and above including English, Maths and Science


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Electrical Design Apprenticeship

About the employer

CSG Mamhilad House,
Mamhilad Park Estate,


Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Two stage process, first stage is an aptitude test. Second stage is an on site interview.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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