Apprenticeship - Electrical Installation and Maintenance L3 WESSEX ELECTRICALS (SHAFTESBURY) LIMITED

As a family organisation, Wessex see it as part of our wider responsibility to help to train the next generation of skilled tradespeople. Our apprentices are paid a competitive rate and receive varied, in-depth education and experience with the majority of our apprentices secure a full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship programme.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    With each stage of the apprenticeship completed, this increases.

  • Working week

    You will be working Monday - Friday - minimum of 37.5 hours per week. Your normal working day will start on site at 8am. You will attend college on a weekly basis, which works out as 20% of your time. Exact working hour TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be assigned a variety of work and duties from small remedial works to new installations under the supervision of experienced engineers. Some of the other sectors you will get the opportunity to gain experience in are:

  • PV
  • Battery storage
  • Solar
  • Domestic property maintenances
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Rewires

The training you will be getting

You will gain an NVQ in Installation and Maintenance Electricals Level: 3 and at the end complete your AM2.

The apprenticeship takes 48 months to complete.

Our office is in Shaftesbury, but you will be on site every day in different locations across Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, and Hampshire
Our training provider is Yeovil College. You will visit them once per week for the first 3 years, and then ad hoc for the final year.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunity to join a reputable company with deep ties to the community.
Eventually the opportunity to develop into a manager or supervisor. Continuous training and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental


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

About the employer

A thriving local business that was established in 1963, who have been employing apprentices for over 55 years. Wessex are committed to training and upskilling the next generation of trades people.




Wessex Hse

Wincombe Lane




Peri Rowe

01747 858039

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Installation and maintenance electrician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Once you have registered an interest, an application form will be sent to you and those successful will be contacted in due course.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2024