Installation Electrician/ Maintenance Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship with Wiremek Ltd. WIREMEK LTD

Ipswich based Wiremek Ltd require a trainee engineer and panel builder. You will be expected to attend College once a week in term time to acquire your NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installation.

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

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,845.12 to £21,402.68

    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

    Monday – Thursday 07:30 – 16:00 - (30 Minute Lunch break) Friday 07:30 – 15:30 – (30 Minute Lunch break) Total 39.5 Hrs a week with 1 day at college

    Total hours per week: 39.50

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an apprentice you will be part of a small team working in the office assisting with quoting and CAD drawings. You will learn about wiring switchgear and control panels in our workshop. Full training will be given.

Your main duties are:

Help produce quotes for panels and on-site works

Help design panels

Assemble/construct LV panels and HVAC systems

Help install or modify electrical panels in the workshop or on site

Carry out duties deemed necessary for the smooth running of the business


  • 39.5 hrs per week. Overtime possible.
  • 20 days holiday starting plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days with service.
  • One day per week paid to attend college as part of your apprenticeship. Our apprentices have previously taken their courses at Suffolk New College, Ipswich.
  • Position can start immediately or after final school/college term has finished. We will also consider apprentices part way through their Electrical Installation course.
  • Three month probation period.
  • No on-site parking.

The training you will be getting

On programme learning: Installation Electrician and Maintenance Electrician Standard Electrotechnical Level 3

English and maths functional skills (if required)

End-point assessment: Delivered by NET Progression: Installation Electrician/Self-employed/Higher level Apprenticeship and Management.

College Attendance: Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Ipswich or Rural Suffolk (Otley) campus for short training courses and tests.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

By the end of the apprenticeship you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Punctual , Polite, Driven, Self-Motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

Wiremek are specialists in the Design and Manufacture of LV Switchboards built to 61439-2 CE and UKCA, Energy Management Controls (BMS) Panels, PFC (Power Factor Correction) panels, PDU Panels, Control Panels, ATS/ Mains to Generator Panels.




Wiremek Ltd 9 Dunlop Road


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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Dec 2023