Engineering Fitter Apprentice RAPPELL LV LIMITED

Rappel deliver height safety and confined space projects throughout the UK, providing innovative solutions for maintaining our built environment and infrastructure. Building on the back of previous successful apprenticeship programmes, the business have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to build a career in engineering.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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

    Exact hours to be discussed at the interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will be an extremely varied position working in a manufacturing environment, the key responsibilities include;  
-Wiring various panel boards from schematic diagrams and engineering drawings  
-Building various steel work switchboards  
-Assembling control panels including drilling, tapping and assembling trunking and din rail components  
-Populating panels 
-Building and wiring switch panels for commercial buildings and working to customer deadlines and expectations at all times  
-Interpreting the drawing received from the engineer following customer approval -Checking the drawing to ensure all stock is available for project scheduled  
-Building the frame, mounting of boxes and fitting of switches  
-Using copper and making up of switches and necessary wiring required for the job i.e. metering  
-Working with other staff members when co-ordinating large customer projects  
-On site work ? installing panels at customer location. This includes bolting panels together, copper bars being connected and wiring installed and connected, flash/meggar testing carried out for customer approval before completion  
-To attend customer site to fit additional switches and metering at customer request  
-Uprating copper to support increased switches  
-Carry out on site modifications as required All other duties as required that are considered to be a reasonable request  
-ALL aspects of Health and Safety 

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

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time position and career awaiting the right candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship process and based on company finances at the time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Initiative, Physical fitness, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Must be confident of travel to the apprenticeship daily.

About the employer

Rappel deliver height safety and confined space projects throughout the UK, providing innovative solutions for maintaining our built environment and infrastructure.




Moston Road

CW11 3HL

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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