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Apprentice Electrical Power Networks Engineer (Level 4)

Nottingham Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1EX
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Learn all basic transformer design parameters, construction and accessories (fitted onto the transformer).
  • Spend time in production/shop floor areas to understand how transformers are assembled and tested.
  • Learn the full project cycle from customer enquiry to end delivery. This incudes involvement in and understanding of, tendering, supply chain, project management, quality and production aspects.
  • Preparation of tender design of transformers, transformer layout.
  • Use AutoCAD software for generating the general arrangement of the transformer, up to 132kv and 120MVA.
  • Capture customer transformer design requirements using BRUSH software.
  • Working with customer and tendering team to provide optimised solution, therefore some level of customer interaction will be required.
  • Working with engineering team on product improvement and standardisation.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 4 Engineering EPNE Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering (pathway to be chosen)

Delivery Method
  • Attendance at college will be required, for example one day per week, term time only.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression into roles including Electrical/Mechanical/Controls Engineer, Senior Engineer or Engineering Team Leader.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade C / 4 or equivalent) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Level 3) (Grade Pass/ Achieved) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

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