London Borough of Islington

Apprentice Electrician - Advanced (Level 3)

London Borough of Islington (Employer)

New City College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,167.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, hours and shift patterns to be confirmed
4 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
2 positions available
26 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Islington Council offers a wide range of high-quality Apprenticeship Pathways that combine working in a great job, comprehensive training and development opportunities, and a competitive salary. Our Apprenticeship Pathway consists of a 4-year long opportunity to build on your electrical skills, whilst working towards an Electrician apprenticeship.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as an apprentice you will:

  • Assist and work alongside our team of qualified Electricians, carrying out a wide range of electrical work including fault finding, testing, maintenance and installations in domestic properties or communal lighting on estates, replacing sockets, fixing lights, repairing showers, pumps, replacing consumer units.
  • Work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations to ensure the safety of yourself, colleagues and others and ensure good housekeeping.
  • With the guidance of mentors use problem-solving skills to make decisions on best way to carry out repairs
  • Develop strong professional relationships with your own team, colleagues and residents

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

Within your role you will:

  • Complete a Level 3 qualification in Electrical Maintenance and Installation funded by the Council. This will include self-study and going to college whilst completing tasks in the workplace. Dedicated time will be given to you to support your development
  • Join the apprenticeship personal and professional development programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After you have successfully completed your Electrical Apprenticeship Pathway you will have gained valuable workplace experience and attained a professional qualification which will improve your chances of finding work either within the Council or with another employer or help you move on to a higher level apprenticeship elsewhere. You will have networked across the Council and be aware of the internal job market during your time with us and we will provide support on your approach to the wider job market as part of your development programme.


Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
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