Apprentice Electrician Ecolution Renewables

Are you looking to work within a growing exciting company? We have ongoing career opportunities and progression. You will be given the opportunity to work whilst simultaneously gain training and experience to become a fully qualified Solar PV Engineer.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    45 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

About the job role:

Primarily the role entails installation and commissioning of solar PV systems and associated technologies such as voltage optimisation, power diverters, LED lighting, AC electrical installations etc.

Roles and responsibilities (whilst training):

  • To organise yourself and ensure you have correct PPE and tools every day.
  • Ensure installations are to industry standards Team leader to advise on Ecolution standards.
  • Any issues on site are reported back to your team leader/supervisor.
  • Vans are kept clean and tidy with minimum van stock levels monitored on a daily/weekly basis and replenished as required.
  • To maintain a good communication and relationship with your team leader/supervisor
  • Ensure Ecolution installation standards and delivery procedures are adhered to
  • Strive to learn how to install different types of PV systems.
  • Documentation to be sent to office whilst team leader drives van from site.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full UK Driving Licence is required due to field work.

Personal qualities

You will be working with a very experienced team of hard working engineers. You will be required to work efficiently under the pressure of a growing business. We are looking for someone with strong communication skills, with a positive attitude, and work ethos to join our company.

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at A*-C, including English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Career progression for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The role is largely based outdoors.

About the employer

Leading renewable energy services supplying distribution services of solar PV and other renewable products into installation customer base. There are over 3000 solar installers in the UK and this business currently employs 50 staff, based in a rural location in Kent. This company is currently looking to expand into new areas including renewable heating and transportable solar.


Ecolution Renewables


Endeavour Park, London Road

West Malling

ME19 5SH

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Training provider

  • Level 3 in Electrotechnical
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mid Kent College of H & FE


Tammy Whiteman 01634 383595

Employer's Application Instructions

MidKent College JobShop invites you to apply for the vacancy detailed above by using the below "Apply" link. At the JobShop, we use CVMinder to manage all of our jobs securely. Select "Apply" to continue. Once completed, your application status may be reviewed in your secure, personal CVMinder account at

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Sep 2017