What will the apprentice be doing?
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Typically the type of work that an Electrical Engineering Apprentice will be involved in will include a mix of electrical, control and instrumentation design activities from concept level through to manufacturing readiness
- It will involve electrical drawings, calculations, specifications, schedules, and reports. The apprentice shall also get to experience time on site whereby exposure to electrical installation and testing of hardware and software systems will be gained. Experience in the use of specialist design tools such as AuotCAD, Trimble ProDesign and Dialux will be gained as well as training in Electrical Safety and BS7671 (IET Electrical Wiring Regulations)
- The Apprentice shall gain knowledge of all the areas of the business by undertaking a placement rotation, learning different skills during each placement. Non engineering placements will also be given that enable the Apprentice to appreciate different aspects of the industry
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Apprentices attend university to complete a nationally recognised Level 6 qualification
- The aim of the apprenticeship is to develop an individual as a competent Electrical Engineer, with the added benefit of obtaining hands on experience in nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence projects
- We would also support the individual in achieving Professional Registration through the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths, English and Science (Grade Grade 4(C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels in STEM subject or equivalent BTEC (Grade Grade 4(C)) Essential Things to consider
What you'll get: • Very competitive starting salary • Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available • Personal development training • Pension scheme with employee contributions • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays • Flexible working • Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets • Cycle to work scheme