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Electrician Apprenticeship 109/3938 TARMAC TRADING LIMITED

In this role, you will get hands on experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, allowing you to progress in the business. Electricians in our business work on heavy machinery and play a critical role in keeping our manufacturing plants functioning.

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

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Closing date: 19 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    For the first 12 month on programme, the salary is £13,400. After month 12 on programme, the salary will go up to £14,750.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm with flexibility, 7,5 hours per day

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General maintenance.
  • Managing breakdowns on site and finding faults
  • Adding new systems on site for better productivity. ​
  • Running electrical tests
  • Health and safety checks which include risk assessments and fire alarm tests​
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment and ensuring safety comes before anything else!​
  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed​!​

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

Installation Electrician and Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship 
Successful completion will result in: Level 3 (A Level equivalent) qualification in National Electrotechnical Training (NET) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to move into a full time position as an Electrician.  
Future progression opportunities in Tarmac are widely available with experience and include roles such as: Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Manager. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


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

Things to consider

Life on site will involve working both inside and outside. It won’t always be glamorous and you may find yourself in a dusty or confined environment. Your safety and health is our number one priority and full protective clothing and equipment is provided. Your colleagues are there to help - safety is everyone’s responsibility.

About the employer

With 150 years of experience and heritage to our name, we’re a national network of local businesses, combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands: Tarmac, pioneers and inventors of the modern road, and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement. We employ around 7,000 people across a network of more than 400 sites across the UK. Tarmac is part of CRH, the world's leading building materials business.




Fell Bank


Chester Le Street


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

1. Register, complete and submit your application form. We'd recommend you complete some research about us, and development available. 2. Your application will be reviewed within 5 working days. We'll advise if we can progress you through to our next stage. 3. Suitability Screening - Video Call with a member of the team about your motivations to join 4. Following shortlisting, you'll attend a final interview day on site

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Mar 2023