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Level 2 Water Network Operative Apprentice MJ Abbott Ltd

Apprentice Water Engineer to serve an apprenticeship working with our Installation Teams on water and drainage projects. Our work covers both the public and private water sectors.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm under 18yrs, 7:00am to 5pm over 18yrs. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties:

  • New site maintenance and preparation work
  • Auto breakdown
  • Private sector water works and repairs
  • Working as part of a team on our customer’s sites with engineers
  • Use of machinery on site

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be interested in working outdoors in all weathers
  • Working to deadlines
  • To have a full driving licence or working towards but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Work as part of a team

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants will need to have GCSE grades A* to E (9 to 2) in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Potential full-time position on completion of Apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Working in confined spaces
  • Operating machinery
  • Working in all weathers

About the employer

MJ Abbott Limited was established in 1965 and has grown steadily to become one of the UK’s leading specialist contractors. Originating in the Wessex region, the company has carefully developed its expertise in a wide range of products and services and now operates throughout the UK and Europe.


MJ Abbott Ltd


Bratch Lane



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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Water Network Operative
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English and maths (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Water network operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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