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Engineering Fitter Apprentice (Electrical) NORTHERN SWITCHGEAR & CONTROLS LTD

The apprentices would undertake the relevant training to be able to do the following tasks on completion of their apprenticeship: Build modular steelwork systems. Installation and wiring of electrical power components (e.g., circuit breakers and fuse-switches). Lay out of electrical components (e.g., relays, contactors) in line with diagrams.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,173.50

    Year 1 £5.73 per hour Year 2 - £8.09 per hour Year 3 - £11.59 per hour Year 4 - £12.45 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (37.5 hours per week). Times to be confirmed,

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125412

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentices would under take the relevant training to be able to do the following tasks on completion of their apprenticeship:

  • Build modular steelwork systems
  • Installation and wiring of electrical power components (e.g., circuit breakers and fuse-switches)
  • Lay out of electrical components (e.g., relays, contactors) in line with diagrams
  • Panel / Control wiring to Electrical Schematics diagrams
  • Inspect and record your work activities
  • Skilled in use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to read Electrical Schematics diagrams
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work with minimal supervision

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

Candidates will work towards a Level 3 standard in Engineering Fitter.

End point assessment will take place at the end of apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position upon completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Northern Switchgear & Controls Ltd specialise in the design and manufacture of HV/LV packaged sub stations, low voltage electrical switchboards, power distribution units, motor control panels, final power distribution and control equipment. Northern Switchgear & Controls Ltd was founded in 1993 and set out to provide purpose made Low Voltage Switchgear and Control Gear Assemblies for the UK market. Typically these industries require more than a standard system that component manufacturers offer. As our business has grown we have developed an enviable reputation for providing our quality systems and products to organisations and projects both within the UK and internationally with export orders forming a useful percentage of our business. Most recently we have been involved in major projects around the world including work for McDermott Engineering, M W Kellogg, Dupont, Brown & Root and Conoco for Gas Fields, Crude Oil Plants, ESSO, Tyco Thermal Systems, Fluor Intercontinental and USAF. In the UK we supply the Construction, Pharmaceutical, Process, Leisure, Smelting, Marine, MOD, Utility, Electricity Supply, Offshore, Retail, Telecommunications and Commercial Industries. With our dedicated team of experienced engineers we are able to offer total solutions to our client ‘a one stop engineering shop’ whether a standard or purpose made system at a realistic cost. Northern Switchgear & Controls Ltd deliver on time, respond quickly and efficiently to your requirements and believe in working together with all involved to provide value engineered solutions.

Employer

NORTHERN SWITCHGEAR & CONTROLS LTD

Address

UNIT 17

BURFORD WAY

BOLDON BUSINESS PARK

NE35 9PZ

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Training

Training provider

TDR TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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