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Electrical Wiring Engineer Apprentice LESTER CONTROL SYSTEMS LTD

As a UK company of 35 years plus, we have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice wiring, assembly person/engineer to join the production team. You will be based at our Croydon Head Office. You will embark on a 3 year apprenticeship scheme working towards a BTEC qualification in controller system manufacturing/production.

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Closing date: 05 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,879.74 to £19,513.00

    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 9am - 5pm All Apprentices to work 30hrs per week and no more that 40hrs if aged 16-18. Apprentices 19+ can work above 40hrs per week

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be able to retain and understand/read circuitry diagrams/schematics as part of the controller design
  • To train and understand the controller cabinet layouts and any alterations that maybe required
  • To train in manufacturing of wiring looms
  • To train in all aspects of crimping and ferruling of all cabling termination/s
  • To train in the wiring of the control panel circuitry from start to finish
  • To be able to understand the lay-out of the bill of materials that is required for a complete build of a Lester control panel.

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

  • Level 3 extended NVQ

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company has many areas of opportunities (as and when these arise) from:

– Technical Support (on site or office based)

– Testing Department - Customer Training

– Sales (office based) – R&D department. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Internal/external department training, site visits will be also given over the 3 year apprenticeship (information on this at interview stage)

About the employer

Lester Control Systems Ltd is an established UK company of 35 years plus and is one of the leading manufacturers for lift and escalator control Systems in the UK.







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Apprenticeship standard

Electrical, electronic product service and installation engineer

Level 3 (A level)

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