An exciting opportunity for you SES as an Electrician Apprentice. This role will give you the experience of working on a busy construction site. Capturing the knowledge and experience of a qualified electrician to understand the trade, your daily tasks will include, but not limited to installation, maintenance and repair of electrical services.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.5 a day, Hours may vary depending on sites. Hours will be agreed with manager at recruitment stage.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Electrician Apprentice you will work alongside an experienced tradesperson to gain experience in the following areas:

·Work indoors and outdoors and be prepared to sometimes work at height

·Work with little or no supervision; relying on their own initiative

· Be prepared to travel away from home

· Develop good working relationships with people

· Read both building and engineering drawings

· Understand wiring and circuit diagrams

· Select (within limits) materials and equipment

· Inspect and test electrical installations

· Diagnose and rectify faults on a range of circuits and equipment

· Write reports

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

  • You will work towards Installation & Maintenance Electrical Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, this will be delivered by Leeds College of Building on block release.
  • Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification, (Installation) or (Maintenance).
  • You will be working across several SES Sunderland sites. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Wates offer a wide range of career progression opportunities including further qualifications on completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Permanent position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Physical fitness, Good time keeping, Health & Safety conscious


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths & English (Grade 4/C and above) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to work outdoors/indoors and sometimes working at height. Driving licence is not necessary but would be an advantage.

About the employer

SES Engineering Services (SES) is recognised as one of the leading M&E partners in the UK. Specialising in the design and installation of building services and infrastructure solutions, SES covers all aspects of M&E engineering.




SES, Envision Site, International Drive, Sunderalnd,


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Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

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