Dps Electrical Contractors Limited

Electrical Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Dps Electrical Contractors Limited (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £172.00
40.0 hours per week Mon-Fri Shifts TBC.
48 months (duration)
12 July 2021(start date)
5 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to begin a career as an apprentice electrician undertaking the new Installation Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain and design a wide variety of high quality electrical systems. From domestic and commercial electrical installation, to fully integrated smart homes, renewable energies, car chargers, CCTV and WIFI networks
  • We are looking for an electrical apprentice to assist with the day-to-day electrical work within the company
  • The role will be varied and you will be required to assist the engineers on site with 1st and 2nd fix electrics and testing
  • You will also be involved with a large variety of other electrical systems such as smart homes, wifi networks and CCTV
  • We are looking for an individual to be forward thinking and proactive. The role will test your technical skills and hopefully teach many new ones. We are a professional team and aim to create an enjoyable atmosphere on site

Future Prospects

A full-time role within the company is likely for the right candidate who proves to be hard working reliable and with the diligence to complete their apprenticeship successfully.

Reality Check

When applying please bear in mind the location. This role covers a wide range of locations and therefore a driving licence would be an advantage.

Skills Required

  • Proficient with hand tools and small power tools (drill, impact driver etc.)
  • Able to carry out work to instruction
  • Knowledge of domestic wiring systems, zones and routes
  • Knowledge of the various components used within first and second fixing
  • As stated, all experience considered as training will be given

Qualities Required

  • Motivated
  • Forward thinking
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Sense of humour essential

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 including English and Maths at grades 9-4/A*-C for an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3/A*-D for an Intermediate. Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship. Please Note: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.

Training Provided

This occupational route will work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low-voltage electrical and electronic devices and appliances. In addition, Installation Electricians must understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electro technical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.

The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Candidates will be required to achieve the Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification (Installation). 

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