Apprentice Assistant Water Network Technician (Level 3 - Water Process Technician Apprenticeship) - Advanced (Level 3)

Severn Trent (Employer)

Severn Trent Plc (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,194.00
37.0 hours per week A typical working week for this role is usually Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3:30pm *Your apprenticeship will include block periods of training and study
24 months (duration)
1 August 2022(start date)
Water process technician (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
13 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our apprenticeship programmes are a great way to earn and learn! As well as gaining a formal qualification, you’ll also get to do a real job from day one, as well as working on your own personal development. And the best bit is….you’ll make a real lasting difference to our customers and communities, not just for now, but far into the future.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You’ll be supported every step of the way, by your line manager and mentor.
Working in our Water Network Operations team, you’ll learn how to identify areas on our water network that need further investigation, locating the source of leaks and using measures to control and minimise the risk of supply interruptions for our customers. You will be required to travel across the region you are assigned to and will need to be able to drive and work alone once you are fully qualified.

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

Within our Leakage Operations team you will complete the Water Distribution Leakage Technician pathway within the Level 3  Water Process Technician Apprenticeship allowing you to develop the skills & experience required to become an expert Assistant Water Network Technician. You’ll combine on-the-job learning with formal, nationally recognised development training.
A Personal Development Plan will help drive your career progression, set, agreed & regularly reviewed with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your training, as long as you pass your end point assessment and have met your performance targets throughout your Apprenticeship, you will be offered an opportunity in a permanent role with us.
You’ll take up an Assistant Water Network Technician role in our Leakage team where you’ll get to make a real difference. 
Once you are fully qualified, your off-scheme role may require you to work shifts, drive a company van and/or work alone.

Reality Check

For this Level 3 apprenticeship, ideally candidates will already have or be on track to achieve English and Maths GCSE Grade 4 (C). If not, individuals just need to complete an additional functional skills course alongside their apprenticeship to achieve Level 2 English and Maths, delivered by the apprenticeship training provider

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
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About the employer

Think of water and you probably think of us: Severn Trent is one of the largest regulated water companies in England. In Wales, our customers are looked after by Hafren Dyfrdwy, our new company which symbolises the teaming up of Dee Valley Water and Severn Trent and will bring wonderful water to mid and north-east Wales.

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