Apprentice Systems Technician WAGNER UK LTD

Are you looking to kick-start your career with a fun yet challenging, hands-on apprenticeship? Do you want to experience what it’s like working for a leading fire safety solutions provider? Well, you’ve come to the right place. You will assist in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of our fire protection equipment, plus more.

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

    Upon successful completion of Year 1 annual salary £18,000 per annum in year 2. Upon successful completion of Year 2 annual salary £21,000 per annum in year 3. Upon successful completion of Year 3 annual salary £25,000 per annum in year 4.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00 with 30-minute unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000222843

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in in all aspects of our various fire detection, suppression and prevention systems. You will be an integral part of ensuring that our clients' facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art fire safety measures.

As an Apprentice Systems Technician, you will work alongside our technicians commissioning, maintaining and troubleshooting systems.

  • Travel to sites throughout the UK and Ireland
  • Assist in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of our fire protection equipment
  • Learn to conduct regular inspections and testing of our fire protection systems to ensure compliance with safety standards
  • Collaborate with technicians to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to our fire protection systems
  • Participate in training sessions to acquire knowledge about the latest technologies and industry best practices
  • Follow safety guidelines and protocols to ensure a secure working environment
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed and report findings to supervisors

As you will be travelling between site, a driving licence would be required.

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at  HWGTA located in Worcester (WR4 9GN):

Duration approximately 40-45 months.

Year 1 includes 26-42 weeks off the job training to cover practical and theory aspects.

Year 2 would include 1 day per week to complete EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge.

Years 2,3&4 will be based in company developing skills in preparation for the end point assessment to gain your Engineering Technician Mechatronics Level 3 qualification.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment.

Additional training for functional skills in English and maths will be undertaken if needed.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified there will be an opportunity to progress within the company as a service/commissioning technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Persistance, Resilience, Critical Thinking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate will need to have a full driving licence by completion of year 1. Travel throughout the UK and Ireland is a pre-requisite of the role. This will involve some nights away from home.

About the employer

Wagner UK is a leading provider of engineered fire safety solutions, committed to ensuring the safety and protection of our clients and their assets. With a focus on cutting-edge technology and exceptional service, we are dedicated to creating safer environments.

Employer

WAGNER UK LTD

Address

BASEPOINT BUSINESS CENTRE

ISIDORE ROAD

BROMSGROVE

B60 3ET

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Training

Training provider

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Contact

Emily Jackson

emily.jackson@hwgta.org

01905 330732

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

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


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