Electrical Apprentice AJ Electrics

This is an amazing opportunity to work for a successful business, based in the South West . The business will support you throughout the Apprenticeship in conjunction with PGL Training as the Training Provider.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £133.00

    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, Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001317295

  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Setting up materials for the day ahead.
  • Loading materials on the van.
  • Assisting with installing wire systems.
  • Diagnosing and correcting Electrical faults.
  • Complying with health and safety regulations.
  • Assisting with second fixing of lights and sockets.
  • First Fixing of sockets.
  • Consumer units (Circuit board).
  • Understand how to plan and oversee electrical work activities.
  • Terminating and connecting conductors.

The candidate will complete on-site training and formal classroom based training. The formal training will be provided on a block release basis in the Exeter area.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent practical skills and the ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • A basic awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • To be able to work carefully and pay attention to detail.
  • At times you'll need a good head for heights.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • The ability to follow technical drawings and plans.
  • A good understanding of IT.

Personal qualities

  • You should have a positive attitude and be keen with an eagerness to learn.
  • You must be prepared to listen and follow instructions.
  • A good work ethic is essential.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Efficient and trustworthy.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Flexible.
  • Career minded.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Kind and Polite.
  • Hard working.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required. 

Future prospects

After completing your Apprenticeship there may be the chance of full time employment.

Things to consider

Please make sure that you are able to travel to work each day. 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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We are based in Okehampton currently serving the surrounding towns and villages but are willing to travel up to a 60 mile radius of our location. Our company is based on the belief that our customers needs are of the utmost importance and the company is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

Employer

AJ Electrics

Address

Sticklepath Garage House

Okehampton

EX20 2NR

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Training provider

  • Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Level 3
  • Maths Level 2 ( If required)
  • English Level 2 (If required 

Apprenticeship standard

Electrotechnical > Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician

Training provider

PGL TRAINING (PLUMBING) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by P G L Construction Training

Contact

Alberto Pitocco alberto.pitocco@pgltraining.com


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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017