Babcock Marine

Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Babcock Marine (Employer)

City College Plymouth (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,280.00 to £24,925.00
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, times TBC.
4 years (duration)
20 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
30 positions available
31 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be working in some of our most technically challenging areas. Working on warships and nuclear submarines at our Devonport base, they’ll learn a variety of practical skills – from rewiring and connecting circuits, to overhauling, testing and installing equipment.


As an apprentice electrical fitter you will be taught how to use electrical engineering drawings and specifications to strip, rebuild, test and maintain a wide range of electrical equipment and machinery.

You will be shown how to:

  • Install, connect and assist in the commission of complex electrical circuits and then apply this knowledge in our workshops and on projects across the Babcock site such as Warships and Nuclear Submarines
  • You will also help to maintain the vast network of cables and machinery that make up the company infrastructure and are essential to the daily running of the site
  • You will be shown how to carry out these tasks in a safe and responsible manner
  • Alongside this training you will study for the Technical Certificate that will make up your Advanced Modern Apprenticeship

Future Prospects

We hope to offer full employment on completion of the apprenticeship to the successful candidates.

Reality Check

Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate clear potential to continuously grow and develop their skills, and who can match this with the drive and dedication needed to become a success in the beginning stages of their career. We want to meet with people who can demonstrate a strong aptitude for and interest in technical-based subject matter.

Other specific areas of competency we require you to demonstrate are as follows:

  • Qualified to the standard specified above depending on your chosen apprenticeship
  • Robust work ethic and willingness to take responsibility for personal, academic and vocational development
  • Safety conscious and show high levels of reliability, punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team and build strong relationships with co-workers

Qualifications Required

To apply you will need the following qualifications:
Minimum either achieved or predicted GCSE Grade C or 4 (or equivalents) in English, maths and science.

Training Provided

  • Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

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