Apprentice Electrician Manton Electrical Contractors

This is a fantastic opportunity to fulfill your passion and train as an apprentice electrician and become fully qualified within the trade. The successful candidate will receive on the job training as well as attending Cornwall College, Camborne, once a week.

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Closing date: 28 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

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Manton Electrical Contractors Lts are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their team and become an electrical apprentice. The successful candidate will work alongside the experts and learn and develop all the skills required to become a fully qualified electrician. Typical duties will include:

  • Install and maintain wiring and lighting systems.
  • Inspect electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers.
  • Identify electrical problems using a  variety of testing devices.
  • Repair and replace wiring, equipment and  fixtures.
  • Ensuring good quality workmanship which upholds to company standards and complies with building codes.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain health and safety at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The employer is looking for someone who is committed to the apprenticeship and who has a passion for becoming a fully qualified electrician. 

Personal qualities

  • Use own initiative.
  • Proactive. 
  • Punctual.
  • Well organised.
  • Dexterous.
  • Diligent.
  • Good problem solver.
  • Can work well in a team.
  • Curious.
  • Good sense of humour.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths and English grade C+ or equivalent are required.

Future prospects

A full time position will be available on the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

The successful candidate will be local to Camborne and will attend Cornwall College, Camborne, once a week. Pay and progression will be reviewed regularly All PPE is provided.

About the employer

Manton Electrical Contractors Ltd is a team of experienced electricians who have the skills, qualifications and the experience required to undertake all manner of electrical installations, maintenance and repairs to the highest standard. Established for over 15 years, they have built an enviable reputation across the South West of England for the quality of otheir work. The friendly team, headed by Ken Moore, comprises 5 experienced electrical engineers who specialise in electrical installations for commercial and industrial clients. They also regularly fit out new builds with high specification electrics, ensuring that all work complies fully with relevant legislation.


Manton Electrical Contractors


1 Dolcoath Avenue


TR14 8RY

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Training provider

You will be trained in the workplace alongside your usual duties and you will be expected to attend college one day a week or on a block release basis.  

  • You will work towards achieving a level 3 apprenticeship in Electro-technical. including work based and knowledge components.
  • An employee rights and responsibilities qualification.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).
  • Functional Skills English and Maths.

Apprenticeship standard

Electrotechnical > Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Nick Banfield 0845 6099 599

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017