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Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Electrical Contractor in Solihull

An exciting apprenticeship opportunity in electrical installation, with a company based in Solihull . The end goal will be to become a fully qualified electrician and gain your gold card.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

-Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries
-Do preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
-Installs electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices, switches, and equipment required to accommodate the CEC and/or NEC
-Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected
-Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions
-Conducts preventive and maintenance programs, and keeps maintenance records
-May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial equipment and connected devices
-Complies with standards and procedures of industry, Safety Manual, and abide by safety rules

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training to be provided by Birmingham Electrical Training.

You will study towards the City & Guilds 5357 qualification, which is a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

Theory based learning will take place on block or day release basis at the training centre, which is located in central Birmingham.

On-site learning will be assessed by a team of training officers from BET who will assess your competence on different units of the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Fully qualified electrician with all required qualifications gained, to have a successful career in the industry. Wages will increase yearly, upon completion of various stages of the apprenticeship.

Once qualified, you could go on to supervisory roles, senior management positions, through to potentially running your own electrical contracting company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Working hours may vary and will depend on the current workload of the employer and what contracts they have. Please be aware that you may not necessarily be working set hours. You will always be required to work a minimum number of hours during the week . This will be discussed should you make it through to the interview stage. Work may involve night work, evening work, working at heights, in cramped conditions, dusty conditions, in adverse weather conditions.

About the employer

The company are based in Solihull and specialise in a mixture of domestic, commercial and industrial electrical installations. They work on a wide variety of sites and electrical jobs. They are a family run business, who take on a number of apprentices each year. The company look after electrical needs while delivering the highest quality of workmanship.


Electrical Contractor in Solihull



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Training provider




0121 661 6922

Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

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