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. Work will involve performing commercial electrical duties such as fire alarm installation, security lighting, surge protection and fault finding, CCTV installation, power sources and distribution and electric maintenance. You will have involvement with domestic electrical duties such as consumer unit replacements, additional sockets & lighting, full or partial rewirings, underfloor heating, connecting electrical appliances, and so on.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.
Before applying for this position please ensure you are able to travel to and from the place of employment in Bridgend 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 Bridgend. 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
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.
GCSE in Maths at grade C or above.
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Foundation Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering
About the employer
Mr Sparks Limited 6 Rhyd-Y-Nant
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.
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.