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Electrical Fitter Apprentice ESPRIT AUTOMATION LTD

Esprit Automation is a leading manufacturer of CNC Plasma/oxy-fuel and Fibre Laser machines. Due to our ongoing success and business growth, we are seeking to recruit an Electrical Fitter Apprentice onto our training programme and to work in our busy Production and Design facility in Sandiacre on the Derby/Nottingham border.

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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 to Thursday 7am - 4.00pm. Friday 7am - 1pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Leading European manufacturer of CNC Controlled Thermal cutting machines have a great opportunity for an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering. Working on the build section you will be trained in all aspects of the electrical fitting and panel assembly of Esprit’s CNC Machinery products.

  • Machine wiring
  • Electrical assembly
  • Checking of components
  • Quality and inspection of builds

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Fitter Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

•EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
•Portfolio of Evidence

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression throughout the company.
  • HNC/HND for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

Our distinctive blend of innovation and experience has enabled Esprit Automation to move from a university-based research project in 1986 to the leading British manufacturer of CNC cutting machines. We deliver machines that are built to last with exceptional quality, first-class service support, engineering expertise and the flexibility to meet our customer needs. All Esprit machines are 100% British-made and we installed over 1500 cutting machines in more than 30 countries worldwide.







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Training provider



Sam Singh-Eyley

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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