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Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6) - Warrington

Yew Tree Way, Stone Cross Park, Golborne, WA3 3JD
Competitive annually
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

Murphy are offering an exceptional opportunity for ambitious technically minded individuals who are looking to embark on the first step in an Engineering career. We are looking for outstanding individuals to join our Power Project Engineering teams, who utilise Digital Design knowledge to produce high voltage substation and cable system designs. This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain invaluable engineering experience, with on-the-job training and mentoring from Principal Engineers in all engineering disciplines of Substation and Cable system design on major construction projects in the UK for Transmission and Distribution Network operators.

Our degree apprenticeship programme offers you the chance to secure a university degree debt-free, whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience. Your tuition fees for this degree will be paid for by Murphy and you'll also be earning a competitive apprenticeship salary.

Training and mentoring will be provided by Principal Engineers, and the wider engineering teams. Your responsibilities will increase throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship as your skills and technical knowledge develop. This will be your start on a path of Professional development towards becoming a Chartered Engineer. We will provide an established career path for you to progress through the organisation that can be moulded to suit your individual engineering discipline preferences and ambitions.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Working on engineering projects from 11kV to 400kV to support the UK Transmission and Distribution networks
  • Learning to use Autodesk Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD and other design packages, such as Solid Works and Comsol.
  • Producing circuit diagrams for Digital Automation System designs and Power Cable System designs.

The training you will be getting

What qualification will I receive through the apprenticeship?

As part of this apprenticeship, you will follow the Electrical Engineering Degree Level 6 apprenticeship standard which takes 5 years to complete with one of our partner universities. Through the apprenticeship you will work towards achieving a BEng (Hons) Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Where will I be based on the apprenticeship?

We are recruiting for this apprenticeship for various projects across the UK and training will be delivered in an on-the-job format. Due to the remote locations of some of our sites, applicants must be willing to travel as required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will be able to seek employment as a qualified Engineer on completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Three A Level Subjects (Grade Minimum B's) Essential

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