Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Equipment and systems may include switchboards, motors, cables, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating and lighting.

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Closing date: 29 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 to Friday shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties would include:

  • Assisting in Low voltage installation, maintenance and repair.
  • Assisting in the testing and commissioning electrical systems.
  • Assisting in dealing with electrical breakdowns.
  • Assisting in Installing/Over hailing electrical equipment.
  • Assisting in Routine Inspection of electrical equipment.
  • Helping with general preventative maintenance.
  • Helping out with other maintenance issues.
  • Assisting in diagnosis of faults problems with electrical equipment electrical theory.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical approach.
  • Some electrical and mechanical knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Strong in and confident with Maths and Science.
  • The ability to analyse and prioritise problems and formulate a logical sequence of operation.
  • You need to be confident and have the ability to work independently without the need for close supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • You must be organised and have good attention to detail.
  • Good co-ordination is vital for this role.

Personal qualities

Electricians will be expected to:

  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision.
  • Accept responsibility for the work of themselves and others.
  • Use oral, written and electronic methods for the communication of technical and other information.
  • Work effectively with colleagues, other trades, clients, suppliers and the public.
  • Undertake work in a way that contributes to sustainable development.
  • Maintain and enhance competence in own area.
  • Exercise responsibilities in an ethical manner.

Qualifications required

  • Level 2 pass in English & Maths at grade C or above.

Future prospects

To assist one of our qualified electricians with a view to becoming fully qualified and competent and running own van with own assistant.

About the employer

Residential and Commercial developments in terms of renovations and re-fits, new lighting installation and LED upgrading.




15 Orton Enterprise Centre

Bakewell Road

Orton Southgate



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Training provider

  • Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification, (Installation) or (Maintenance).
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2.
  • Functional Skills English Level 2.
  • Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology Level 2.
  • AM2 Test.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Peterborough Regional College


Jenny Wright

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017