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The Apprentice Electrician will work with the Buildings Department. This is a great opportunity for somebody wanting to build a foundation in electrical installation and with the enthusiasm to grow and develop many different construction skills.

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Closing date: 31 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

    • Working hours will be 8 am – 4 pm, Monday - Friday with 30 minute unpaid lunch break • Working 52 weeks per year • You will be entitled to 21 days of holiday per year

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

·       Assist the Buildings team in general electrical installation duties, such as:

   1)   Assisting in maintenance repairs and installation of existing and new electrical systems on all the College properties, such as fire alarms and entry systems, etc

   2)   Assisting with routine checking and testing of all types of electrical systems, including the location and repair of faults

   3)   Helping with Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) of electrical installations

·       The safe use and operation of equipment and machinery used in electrical maintenance, in line with relevant training

·       Adhere to current health and safety legislation and best practice in accordance with the College Health and Safety policy statement 

·       Ensure own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your own actions. Employees must follow instructions and co-operate at all times with their line manager to enable the College to meet its legal responsibilities. Employees must stop work if the nature of the situation involves risk of serious injury to any person and must report and hazardous situation or defective equipment to their line manager without delay

·       Actively participate in your own development plan, including 20% completion for off the job training for the apprenticeship standard per week

·       Demonstrate your learning through continued improvement in carrying out your allocated tasks and duties

·       Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required of you in the post

·       Commitment and promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion

·       All positions at Eton are classed as ‘regulated activity’ as per the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 guidance, therefore a good understanding of safeguarding procedures is essential

·       Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including by not limited to, completing safeguarding training as required, and ensuring any safeguarding updates issued by the College are read and understood

·       Understand and comply with procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality

In addition to the training and support you receive from the College; you will be expected to study for agreed qualifications with an approved training provider.  In order to gain your qualification, you will undertake regular workplace assessments with the training provider associated with your apprenticeship and will complete an End Point Assessment.

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

  • Installation Electrician and Maintenance Electrician Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths if required
  • One day in a week class and practical based training in Langley campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are keen to help people develop their careers with us.  The College intends to retain its apprentices who complete their qualifications where possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Electrical install enthusiasts


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

About the employer

Eton College is a public school in Eton, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1440 by Henry VI under the name Kynge's College of Our Ladye of Eton besyde Windesore.




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Training provider



Emma Raymond

01753 443857

Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

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