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Installation Electrician and/or Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Darke & Taylor Limited

Would you like to be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical services? This JTL delivered Apprenticeship will teach you to become a competent Electrician.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts to confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

You will be working alongside qualified Electrical Engineers, who will teach both the practical and theoretical applications needed to become a qualified Engineer.

You will start off with basic tasks, such as, handling tools, fetching material and assisting with cable pulling for example, but as time goes by, will undertake more complex tasks and will at times be set independent work to complete, which will be checked by senior staff onsite.

The apprentice will be expected to work with our Training provider (JTL) to document and record all work-based activities to evidence their progression towards gaining the technical
qualifications required. D&T will also continuously monitor your performance to ensure the required standards and being met and the apprentice can keep progressing to the next stage in there learning.

The apprentice will also attend a training center in Culham, Oxfordshire every 4 weeks for 1 week blocks in the first 2 years and in the 3rd & 4th year you will attend college for a few days during the year and will be expected to compile an evidence folder to show the JTL assessors that you can perform your role.Once the above is completed a final exam will be taken called the AM2 Practical exam. Once this is passed you will become a Qualified Electrical Engineer.

Once you have completed your Apprenticeship and have qualified as a Electrical Engineer you will be experienced in the following areas:

  • Qualifications in BTEC Level 3 in Electrotechnical
  • ECS Gold card holder
  • 18th Edition certified
  • The installation, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical systems, devices, appliances and equipment in domestic, industrial, commercial, leisure and agricultural buildings, structures and environments.
  • Electrical scientific principles and technologies
  • Design and installation practices and procedures
  • Terminations and connections of conductors
  • Inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • An understanding of the Requirements of BS7671
  • Principles of high-quality customer service and the needs of others
  • Apply health & safety and environmental legislation working practices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Knowledge and skills are important and the training is demanding

Key personal attributes include:

  • Good practical skills to work with hand and power tools
  • The ability to follow technical drawings and instructions
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Commitment to keep up to date with industry developments
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work at height
  • Normal colour vision
  • Thorough understanding of safety rules and regulations

Personal qualities

  • The work is quite complex. You need to be reasonably physically fit, have good practical aptitude and  be willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • All candidates must complete the JTL Entry Assessment

Future prospects

  • The advertised Apprentice wage will increase yearly or upon completion of progressive stages. After initially qualifying, you could go on to supervisory roles, senior management positions or even running your own business

Things to consider

You must ensure you load an up-to-date copy of your CV to your JTL profile in addition to following the application instructions to complete your application for this vacancy.

The JTL Entry Assessment forms an integral part of your application, if you haven’t already taken and passed one you must logon to your JTL account and take the assessment before the closing date.

We strongly advise you follow this link by copying it into the address bar on your browser to download an Assessment Practice Paper to practice questions similar to those in the Assessment.

If you are statemented as dyslexic, or have any other official statement of additional learning needs and require additional support at the JTL Assessment, please contact our Customer Service Team immediately on 01978 665401.

You will also need to provide proof of Colour Vision, please download the JTL Colour Vision Certificate and take to your local optician and ask them to carry out the test and complete the form for you. Please then send in to the address on the form before the closing date.
Weekly wage £5.59 at work and £4.80 at college per hour

If you have any questions about your application or this process, please contact us on 0800 085 2308 or

About the employer

As a well-respected Employer; we provide a range of services to a variety of existing buildings and new projects. We can also cater for testing and commissioning of any installation. Customer satisfaction is our top priority and all of our employees are professional, friendly, honest, and polite. We guarantee all of our work and carry out each job safely, diligently and efficiently to ensure that clients receive high quality, cost effective workmanship that fully meets their needs and expectations. Please note this employer has requested that Applicants do NOT contact them directly regarding this vacancy, instead please contact their chosen Training Provider, JTL, for any information on free phone 0800 0852 308 Any application or CV sent to the employer directly will not be considered and could invalidate your application for this vacancy.


Darke & Taylor Limited


Darke And Taylor Ltd

Langford Locks



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by JTL


Carole Jones 08000852308

The JTL electrical installation apprenticeship is an Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3 lasting approximately four years. As a JTL apprentice you'll be in full time employment with a local company receiving a good wage from day one.

You'll spend time learning your trade by gaining hands-on-experience working on-site with your employer, as well as attending a JTL approved college or training centre to learn the theoretical knowledge you will need.

For the Advanced Apprenticeship, the framework reflects a higher level of competence and knowledge, for electricians, the competence and knowledge elements are combined in a qualification called the ‘Level 3 Diploma in InstallingElectrotechnical Systems & Equipment  (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)’

This structure is reflected in the new electrical framework as follows, with ELTOC1 being the industry specific requirement:

  • A Diploma at Level 3 (the competence part)
  • A knowledge based element at Level 3
  • Transferable Skills at Level 2
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Any industry specific requirement

2,000 people a year begin a course delivered by JTL, getting qualifications, real life job experience and realising their potential.

We can get you there too.

Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the JTL website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to JTL you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2022