Powell (UK) Limited

Electrical Engineering Apprentice (Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard) - Advanced (Level 3)

Powell (UK) Limited (Employer)

Appris Charity Limited (Training Provider)

Wage Competitive salary
37.5 hours per week Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm / 5.15pm and Friday 8.30am - 12.00pm.
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Fitter (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Want to join one of Bradford's most prestigious engineering companies? You will undertake training over a 4 year period to gain the skills and competencies required to become a skilled and competent electrical engineer, whilst ensuring that the requirements of the company’s Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management System are met.


Appris are very proud to be working with Powell UK to deliver this Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering. Over your 4-year programme, you will be trained on-site by skilled engineers who will train you in job specific skills in electrical engineering.

You will cover a range of competencies to manufacture products such as:

  • Switchgear
  • Control gear
  • Motor control and power automation

Off-the-job requirements at Appris in Bradford will ensure you receive the best training away from your workplace.

Future Prospects

Successful applicants can look forward to the possibility of a full-time position, post-apprenticeship. Further training and job specific development is also a possibility.

Reality Check

Please ensure you can arrange suitable transport for the start and finish times of the job. This role also includes off-the-job training at Appris in Bradford, so please make allowances for the travel. Please note: if you are unsuccessful, Appris will offer you the possibility for your application to be used for similar roles with its member companies.


Skills Required

  • A methodical and practical approach to learning, encompassed with a desire to succeed academically will ensure that this apprenticeship is fulfilling, rewarding and achievable
  • Any additional engineering skills or qualifications will be desirable

Qualities Required

  • The ability to be genuine, sincere and take responsibility for actions
  • Build trust by being consistent, open and honest
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and management
  • Exercise due diligence and care on moral, financial and legal considerations
  • A genuine interest in Engineering
  • Hard working
  • Good attendance keeping
  • Good attention to detail
  • A good logical mind
  • Open to new ideas and new ways of improving
  • Positive attitude
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible approach to learning

Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs at C / 4 grade and above / or equivalent grades including maths, English, science and design technology (pre-requisites for college courses)
  • Additional engineering qualifications, such as Level 2 or 3 Engineering will be welcomed

Training Provided

You will study and be mentored in the workplace and at Appris, Bradford to become a fully-skilled Engineering Fitter

See programme content below:

Year One - 1 day per week, academic term time at Appris Engineering Training Centre:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Electrical Foundation Competence Units)

Year Two and Three - Day release, academic term time at Appris Engineering Training Centre:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Electrical Development Knowledge Units)

Year One to Four - Work Based Learning at Powell (Training, Support, Mentoring and Assessment):

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

You will be also be supported in preparation for your End Point Assessment (EPA) with an independent external body.

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