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Electrical Apprenticeship - South x2


£14,000 per year

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Available hours

Full-time, 8:00am - 17:00pm (42.5 hours per week)

Closing date

Electrical Apprentice - South

Employer Description:

At Wates we are proud to be a family-owned business, small enough to recognise and support great talent, yet big enough to challenge and inspire our people through amazing multi-million-pound projects. To us our industry is more than just building, it’s also a chance for us to positively impact the communities where we work and thrive.

About the role:

As a Electrical Apprentice, you will have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of our fun and diverse team of tradespeople.

This is a great opportunity to join an industry leading team which installs, tests and commissions electrical services inside and outside buildings.

Your responsibilities:

  • Shadowing and learning from our experienced electricians on site and learning about our building services systems
  • Installing electrical services including containment, wiring, lighting, emergency lighting, small power, and sockets
  • Reading and understanding building services engineering drawings
  • Selecting (within limits) materials and equipment
  • Inspecting and testing electrical installations
  • Identifying and rectifying faults on a range of circuits and equipment

Skills and behaviours required:

  • Positive, with a can-do attitude
  • A great communicator
  • Able to work independently but enjoy working as part of a team
  • A problem solver who enjoys finding solutions
  • Motivated and like learning new skills
  • Methodical and have good attention to detail
  • Keen to keep up to date with industry developments
  • Practical and would enjoy learning how to use new manual and electrical tools

Apprenticeship standards

We follow the apprenticeship standards set out by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

This is the Installation electrician and maintenance electrician Level 3

The apprenticeship standards define the job role and skill criteria for apprentices, providing guidance throughout the training. These standards ensure that apprentices acquire the essential skills to thrive in the chosen profession.

Click on the link below to view the apprenticeship standards for this role.

View the apprenticeship standard for this role


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