Apprentice Electrical Engineer - Norwich - Field based role. JOHNSON CONTROLS BUILDING EFFICIENCY UK LIMITED

We're inviting passionate individuals to begin an exciting journey with us as an Apprentice Electrical Engineer. If you're intrigued by the world of engineering and ready to launch your career, this is your chance to do so. Dive into the realm of electrical engineering and let your skills shine in our supportive and dynamic environment.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive basic salary with fantastic additional earning potential - Enjoy 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Company Vehicel - Uniform, personal protection equipment, and ongoing training -Earn extra with Overtime pay.

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between the hours of 8.30am - 5.00pm or as per business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Begin an exciting journey as a electrical Engineer apprentice with us! You'll mainly focus on maintaining the safety, integrity, and effective operation of fire suppression products and equipment. But that's not all!
  • This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to gain practical experience while receiving structured training and support. You will work alongside qualified engineers, gaining valuable insights and skills in electrical engineering within the context of fire suppression systems and equipment.
  • This field-based position will take you places, literally! Frequent national travel, including overnight stays, is a dynamic part of this role. You'll get to work hands-on at client sites, using a company-provided van, alongside experienced engineers who will help you learn the ropes.
  • Our diverse clientele, including sectors like data centres and food production, will add variety to your work as you ensure the optimal performance of their fire suppression systems and equipment.
  • With comprehensive training in all aspects of electrical engineering related to fire suppression and detection, you'll be well-equipped to service, test, and repair fire suppression systems and equipment as per relevant standards and specifications.
  • Our apprenticeship structure combines on-the-job work experience with college attendance. The curriculum covers a range of engineering disciplines, focusing initially on core engineering competencies before branching into specialist training for the electrical engineer position.
  • You'll be guided by experienced electrical engineers, many of whom have completed the same apprenticeship scheme. They'll mentor you throughout the process and teach you the necessary skills to become a successful Electrical Engineer.

The training you will be getting

  • College Attendance: You'll enrol on a 3-year Maintenance and Operation Engineering Technician apprenticeship program on the electrical pathway - conducted remotely for your convenience - with solid support from your mentor and our dedicated apprentice training team.
  • Travel and Accommodation: If you're required to stay away from home for college or work-related purposes, the company will cover the costs of travel, accommodation, and meals. This ensures that you can focus on your education and training without financial burden.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of this apprenticeship there are many internal opportunities within the company
  • Many of our previous apprentices have become lead engineers and take control of their own team and projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, purpose led, customer driven, future focused


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
Other Driving Licence (Grade Full) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity is field based, meaning that you will be working with our highly skilled engineers travelling between our customer's sites each day. Our work can also involve heavy lifting, working from heights and in confined spaces.

About the employer

Johnson Controls is a global leader in technology and industry, serving customers in over 150 countries. Our focus is on creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure. We invite individuals with a passion for engineering to join us in shaping a better tomorrow through our diverse projects and opportunities.




Unit 14-15

Turing Park, Potash Lane, Hethel


NR14 8QR


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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

Maintenance and operations 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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