Apprentice Operational Technician (Level 2 - Water Process Operative) - Intermediate (Level 2)

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
18 months (duration)
1 August 2022(start date)
Water process operative (apprenticeship standard)
13 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Develop technical skills to look after all things operational in Severn Trent. As part of the Water Treatment Team, we produce 1.9 billion litres of drinking water every day for our customers, and our primary focus is to do this safely. We also look after all our operational facilities sites and maintain our buildings and grounds.


What will the apprentice be doing?

*Complete on-the-job training to gain high level technical knowledge supporting transition to placement
*As part of a dynamic team produce high quality drinking water for our customers
*Using Raw Water Sources & Storage Reservoirs, plant processes & potentially Distribution Service Reservoirs
*Work alongside a dedicated maintenance team, process team & Team Manager
*Your development will enable you to build knowledge of using control platforms such as SCADA & PRISM to operate the work

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

Within Water Treatment you will complete the Clean Water Process Operative pathway within the Level 2 Water Process Operative Apprenticeship allowing you to develop the skills & experience required to become an expert Operations Technician within our operational teams. 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 Operational Technician role in our Water Treatment 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 2 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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