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Apprentice Electro Mechanical Fitter Rappell Lv Limited

This role will be an extremely varied position working in a manufacturing environment, the required skill-set will be varied.

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00 - £320.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This role will be an extremely varied position working in a manufacturing environment, the key responsibilities include:

  • Wiring various panel boards from schematic diagrams and engineering drawings
  • Building various steel work switchboards, including Schneider Prisma and CUBIC
  • Assembling control panels including drilling, tapping and assembling trunking and din rail components
  • Populating panels
  • Building and wiring switch panels for commercial buildings and working to customer deadlines and expectations at all times
  • Interpreting the drawing received from the engineer following customer approval
  • Checking the drawing to ensure all stock is available for project scheduled
  • Building the frame, mounting of boxes and fitting of switches
  • Using copper and making up of switches and necessary wiring required for the job i.e. metering
  • Working with other staff members when co-ordinating large customer projects
  • On site work - installing panels at customer location. This includes bolting panels together, copper bars being connected and wiring installed and connected, flash/meggar testing carried out for customer approval before completion
  • To attend customer site to fit additional switches and metering at customer request
  • Uprating copper to support increased switches
  • Carry out on site modifications as required All other duties as required that are considered to be a reasonable request
  • ALL aspects of Health and Safety

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work across all levels, functions and regions
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities
  • PC skills
  • Good English skills, both verbal and written
  • Solutions focused 
  • Confident
  • Personable
  • Willingness to learn
  • Can do attitude
  • Mechanical aptitude/interest

Personal qualities

  • Physically able to carry out demands of the role
  • Effective communication – face to face
  • Good problem solving skills

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum A-C G.C.S.E. maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Upon successful competition of the apprenticeship and subject to the company’s operating requirements at that time, you may be offered a permanent role in the engineering department.

Things to consider

  • This type of work can be physically demanding, working with oils/greases and various types of hand tools and machinery.

About the employer

Manufacturers of custom designed and manufactured Low Voltage Switchgear

Specialists in complete project management from design of electrical switchgear to comply with specification, complete in-house manufacture, onsite installation and commissioning, ensuring continuous Client liaison to meet project criteria.


Rappell Lv Limited


Moston Road


CW11 3HL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625410000

Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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