Apprentice Electrician - HPC / Bridgwater NG BAILEY GROUP LIMITED

We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic people to join our Engineering Team on Hinkley Point C, Somerset. Contributing to help the UK make a major leap towards reducing carbon emissions and supporting the drive to Net Zero. Once qualified, this will give you the specialist skillset and opportunities to work on further nuclear projects.

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

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, working hours are 7am to 5pm, shift dependent on the project.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Install electrical services (e.g. wiring systems, lighting, sockets, fire alarms, emergency lighting & heating controls)
  • Read and understand engineering drawings, wiring and circuit diagrams
  • Inspect and test electrical installations
  • Diagnose and rectify faults on a range of circuits and equipment 
  • Use small tools such as hammers and saws
  • Operate electrical tools such as grinders
  • Install the systems needed for wiring and cables such as brackets and containment lay, pull and string cables

The training you will be getting

  • You will train at one of the top performing colleges or training providers in the country
  • Level 3 - installation electrician / maintenance electrician apprenticeship standard
  • Block release at a local college 
  • You will regularly attend in house training and development as part of the programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified there is the potential of a permanent position within the company. If you successful gain a permanent position there are many opportunities to advance your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Excellent timekeeping, Are keen to learn, Safety Conscious


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other Subjects (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other Subjects (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science based subject (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

- Work indoors, outdoors and occasionally at height - Be prepared for early starts and travel away from home when necessary - Have normal colour vision - Candidate will be required to obtain security clearance

About the employer

NG Bailey is the UK's leading independent engineering and services business. Our vision is ‘to be the best – creating exceptional environments for present and future generations’. We work across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, and our innovative, responsible and forward-thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects. Our company has two divisions, Engineering and Services, which together we bring buildings and infrastructure to life.




B Power Station

Hinkley Point




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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: 26 Feb 2024