Apprentice Electrical Engineer

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Response Engineering Unit 9, Hirwaun Industrial Estate Aberdare CF44 9UP
Apprenticeship rates
16 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


Duties will include shadowing a fully qualified member of the company to learn the skills and methods needed to complete your apprenticeship. You will have involvement with on-site labour to maintain and service the sites electrical equipment, fault finding and repairs, periodic inspection and testing to 17th edition, Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), thermal imaging, control / distribution panel design and fabrication and many other areas of electrical. Other duties also to be carried out as required when on-site, e.g. maintaining a clean and tidy work area in line with health & safety working practices.

Additional information

Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Aberdare and to the XR Training Centre in Pyle once a week. You will be employed full-time as an Apprentice Electrical Engineer by this company based in Aberdare. You will be enrolled onto a level 2 foundation apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering, and undertake the following qualifications:
- NVQ Diploma in Engineering Maintenance & Installation
- VRQ Diploma in Electrical Installation
- Essential Skills in Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy level 1



Candidates must be punctual.
Candidates must be flexible with hours worked.
Candidates should hold at least a GCSE in Mathematics at grade C or above.
Must be able to work with others as a part of a team.
Must be able to follow instructions and ask for guidance when necessary.
Candidates should be enthusiastic and committed to both the job and the training.
Prior electrical experience desirable but not essential.
Ability to drive is essential for site work and travelling to the Pyle training centre.
Must recognise the importance of attending XR Training once a week in order to achieve qualifications in a timely manner.


GCSEs in Maths and English at grades C or above.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
XR Training

Foundation Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering

About the employer

Response Engineering Unit 9, Hirwaun Industrial Estate

CF44 9UP

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

Suitable candidates may be invited to an informal interview at the training provider (XR Training) before having their CV forwarded directly to the employer. This will be to ensure suitability for the apprenticeship programme. You will then be under consideration for final interview which will take place at the employers' premises. If selected, the training provider will contact you with details of the interview.