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Electrical Apprentice

Hitchings Electrical
Hitchings Electrical North Road Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan CF71 7DF
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


Duties will include learning the skills and methods needed to complete your electrical apprenticeship. You will have involvement with full/part rewires, eventual inspection and testing, PAT testing, consumer unit/ fuse board upgrades, earthing and bonding upgrades, electrical maintenance and installation, data and telecommunications, solar PV & battery storage, residential automation andlighting, domestic ventilation systems, domestic fire and CO detection/smoke alarms and commercial fitting. You will have a responsibility to adhere to and uphold health & safety obligations at all times, being aware of potential risks and acting in a sensible manner. Whilst in full-time employment you will undertake the following qualifications:

NVQ Diploma in Engineering Maintenance and Installation
VRQ Diploma in Engineering Technology

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Cowbridge and to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week. You will be employed full-time as an Apprentice Electrician by this company based in Cowbridge. You will be enrolled onto a level 2 foundation apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering.



Must be willing to learn.
Basic GCSEs essential.
Previous experience either as study or a hobby desirable but not essential.
Punctual and reliable.
Have a real passion for the industry and desire to qualify.
Must be able to work with others.
Driving licence desirable.
Must be prepared to travel to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week for mandatory off-the-job training.


GCSE in Maths at grade C or above or equivalent.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
XR Training

Training provider course:
Foundation Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering

About the employer

Hitchings Electrical
North Road
Vale of Glamorgan
CF71 7DF

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

Interviews to take place at the employers premises - XR Training will be in touch to organise.

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