Wiremek Ltd

Apprentice Engineer/Panel Builder - Advanced (Level 3)

Wiremek Ltd (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £197.50
39.5 hours per week Monday – Thursday, 07:30 – 16:00 and Friday, 07:30 - 15:30, with 30-minutes for lunch.
48 months (duration)
5 October 2020(start date)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an ideal opportunity to gain an advanced apprenticeship in Electrical Installation.


As an apprentice you will be part of a small team working in the office assisting with quoting and CAD drawings. You will learn about wiring switchgear and control panels in our workshop. Full training will be given.

Your main duties are:

  • Help produce quotes for panels and on-site works
  • Help design panels
  • Assemble/construct LV panels and HVAC systems
  • Help install or modify electrical panels in the workshop or on site
  • Carry out duties deemed necessary for the smooth running of the business

Future Prospects

Permanent employment will be considered.

Reality Check

Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.

Please note:

All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.

Skills Required

  • Numerate and Literate
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

Punctual, self-motivated with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Interest in engineering and/or electronics.

Qualifications Required

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Training Provided

Level 3 Electrical, Electronic Product Service and Installation Engineer apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

College attendance required 1 day per week at the Ipswich Campus.

Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks.

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