Apprentice Electrician MEARS GROUP PLC

Mears can offer you a great foundation to your future career and beyond. All our Apprentices are paid above minimum wage and you'll be given the chance to work alongside our talented workforce. As well as holiday and company sick pay, we offer a variety of benefits, from Company summer fun days to discounts for restaurants, shops, and much more.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary dependent on age

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be involved in installing, testing, commissioning and maintenance of electric and electronic appliances
  • You will analyse drawings and specifications and obtain installation materials
  • You may contribute to the design of electrical systems
  • You will work in both outdoor and indoor settings, in a variety of domestic, commercial and industrial environments

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

  • The NVQ L3 Electrical Installation apprenticeship programme takes between 38 and 42 months to complete
  • At the end of your apprenticeship, you will achieve an Electrotechnical qualification in Installation or Maintenance
  • You will be able to register as Electrical Engineering Technician according to the requirements from the Engineering Council

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Become an electrical design engineer
  • Become a site or project manager
  • Train apprentices or teach in further education

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing solutions providers to both the public and private sector. With more than 5,500 employees, we work with clients to help develop, fund and implement innovative housing solutions - we are the largest provider of repairs and maintenance, and regeneration services across the UK. We are a highly responsible partner, who is committed to; delivering the highest levels of customer service, keeping our promises, creating a great place to work, and tackling issues that matter to people and communities. Why work for us? • At Mears there are lots of opportunities to grow your career wherever you live in the UK - we work across repairs & maintenance, housing management, Care, Facilities Management and have dedicated business support functions • We are a Sunday Times Best Big Company to work for




1 Brunswick House

Maryport Marina


CA15 8BF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

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