Water Network Operative Apprentice NETWORK PLUS SERVICES LTD

Network Plus is the leading utility and infrastructure service provider, working with major organisations to safely maintain, construct and deliver essential services to millions of customers across the UK. With this opportunity, you can earn while you learn and gain a Level 2 Water Network Operative Standard with an Apprenticeship!

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £15,600 for 50 hours, £10,400 for 40 hours Plenty of job opportunities at varying levels so room to progress and develop your career

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 50 hours per week (unless under 17, 40 hours) on site. Teaching delivered via six blocks of two weeks at Bridgwater & Taunton College approximately every eight weeks. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Laying and repairing
  • Installing and maintenance
  • On-the-job learning for dig and reinstatement
  • Site safety set-up
  • Learning about Health & Safety when using all plant and equipment

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

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Water Network Operative:

  • Level 2 Water Network Operative - Knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Level 1 Functional Skills - English and Maths (exemptions apply)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Future prospects include becoming a Water Team Leader and Supervisor within the company
  • There are many different opportunities at different levels which may suit you to develop your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Hardworking


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

If over 18, standby and overtime may be included. The apprenticeship will be for Network Plus but based on the Bristol Water Contract.

About the employer

Network Plus is a leading utility and infrastructure service provider in the UK, working with major utility and infrastructure organisations, safely maintaining, constructing, and delivering essential services to millions across the country. Network Plus deliver flexible end-to-end solutions including: feasibility, design, planning, construction, maintenance, and proactive network intervention.




Bristol Water PLC

Bridgwater Road


BS13 7AT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Water network operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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