Electrical Engineering Apprentice, Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Allowance of £8,320 per annum
Contract term: Temporary

Felsted, Essex | 40 hours per week | Allowance of £8,320 per annum | Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification


The Apprenticeship

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and talented individual who is looking to undertake an electrical engineering apprenticeship. This advanced apprenticeship in electrotechnical services will provide the apprentice with the skills, knowledge and experience to work competently within the electrical industry whilst working towards the industry standard qualification. 

It is essential that the successful candidate has a strong interest in working within this industry.

Further information about the apprenticeship can be found here from the trainer provider https://bit.ly/2Rp7mfI

The rate of pay will increase over the course of the apprenticeship.

How long does the Apprenticeship take to complete? 

Starting in January 2019, the apprenticeship may take between 24 and 60 months to complete and will involve attending college weekly during term-time. 

The hours of work are five full days per week (inclusive of the day release to college) between Monday and Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, all year-round. The electrical apprenticeship is one of the longest construction apprenticeships. It is therefore essential that the successful person is able to fully commit to the full length of the apprenticeship. Applications are welcome from those who are part-qualified or have relevant experience on entry.

How will the Apprenticeship be assessed? 

Regular visits by a training advisor will carry out reviews in conjunction with the apprentice developing a portfolio of evidence of work that they carry out within the workplace to demonstrate competence and understanding. During the apprenticeship, there are some modules that required an exam. At the end of the programme, there will be an external AM2 competency test.

What will the Apprenticeship lead to? 

After successful completion of this Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification; the apprentice will be fully qualified and equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to work in this sector. 

During the apprenticeship, the successful applicant is welcome to apply for any vacancies that arise.

Applicants must be aged 16 or over and have good communication, interpersonal and computer skills. It is essential that applicants have a good level of education (A*-C grade GCSE's in Maths and English, or equivalent). Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake an interview and basic skills assessment with the college in addition to an interview with us.

About Felsted School

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Felsted has a wide-ranging apprenticeship programme across a variety of subjects, including horticulture, finance and accounts and fitness instruction, as well a current apprentice’s within the maintenance department. Further information on our apprenticeship opportunities, please visit our website https://www.felsted.org/employment-opps/apprenticeships.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16 November 2018 at 9:00am

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21 November 2018

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website https://www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process or you can apply via the College here: https://www.harlow-college.ac.uk/study-options/apprenticeships

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 822600