Flagship Housing Group Limited

Apprentice Electrician - Advanced (Level 3)

Flagship Housing Group Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,933.00
42.5 hours per week To be confirmed at interview. Usual office hours with some shifts required.
48 months (duration)
26 July 2021(start date)
4 positions available
16 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a career working in a trade environment? Do you want to earn while you learn? Do you want to be part of a customer focused team delivering an outstanding repairs and maintenance service across East Anglia? Our Apprentice Electrician opportunity could be for you.


You will work towards Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification.  Working alongside a mentor, you will have lots of opportunities to learn, develop your skills and gain practical experience.

This is a mobile role and your location will be dependent on the customer demand.

Main responsibilities:

  • Self-motivated with a methodical approach to long term study
  • Demonstrate personal attributes including the ability to work efficiently, diligently and courteously to achieve the highest standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to include the ability to communicate effectively with customers, peers and colleagues
  • Personal attributes to include smart appearance, reliability, accountability, ownership and responsibility
  • Level of suitable fitness (including the ability to lift, work at heights and varied conditions)
  • Willing to work under the guidance of qualified employees, to undertake a range of electrical repairs in accordance with relevant legislation, to achieve the highest level of workmanship whilst completing the right repair, right first time
  • Committed to excellent customer service and putting the customer at the forefront of all you do
  • Work harmoniously with others in a positive team atmosphere; promoting confidence and trust within the Flagship brand, both internally and externally
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures; co-operate with managers in complying with statutory health and safety duties
  • Take personal responsibility for own Health, Safety and Welfare and that of colleagues in the workplace
  • Take personal responsibility for seeking value for money opportunities to get service right first time
  • Understand and use measures to enable continuous improvement
  • Ensure that It Security and Data Protection Legislation is adhered to at all times
  • Actively support Flagship Group’s E,D & I policy to ensure that all customers/residents and colleagues within the Group are treated fairly, with dignity and respect

Future Prospects

Flagship Group (RFT) is entering the next exciting stage of its development, working towards our purpose of “repair completed at my convenience”. By working to a specific set of customer-focused principles, RFT presents an environment that is radically different in its approach to social housing maintenance. Entering RFT provides the candidate with an unparalleled opportunity for growth in a busy and demanding environment. The immersive environment of responsive repairs is ideal to provide maximum learning opportunities. Once completed, we anticipate a successfully qualified apprentice using the experience gained during their studies to enter the next stage of their career with us.

Reality Check

What’s in it for you? 

  • Practical experience and support to become a qualified Electrician
  • Salary above the national apprentice rate : £11,933 per annum
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Eligibility for our pension scheme
  • Flagship Rewards membership – including cycle to work scheme, retailer discounts, gym membership. -Uniform, PPE, tools and equipment provided
  • Paired up with a Mentor who has access to a vehicle in year one and supplied with a company vehicle for year two
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Weekly lessons (face to face and remote) hosted by West Suffolk College

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills and commitment to delivering outstanding customer service
  • Previous experience of working in an Electrical Trade environment is desired

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive to achieve results to a high standard
  • Inquisitive, you will want to learn why things happen
  • Curiosity, you must have a willingness to learn
  • You must be able to record information accurately on paper and electronically

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE maths or equivalents – Level 4 (Grade C) or above
  • GSCE English or equivalents – Level 4 (Grade C) or above

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship
  • Candidates will be required to achieve the Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification
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