Electrical Higher Engineering Apprentice THAMES WATER UTILITIES LIMITED

This is a great opportunity for anybody with a passion for engineering, looking to start a career in the Water Industry. Apprentices will learn on the job and with targeted training courses to gain a Degree qualification. With direction and support from senior engineering personnel, Apprentices will support the development of engineering solutions.

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

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

    24 days holiday, pension and other benefits

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247888

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Joining our engineering team, you’ll undergo a formal Level 6 Apprenticeship in engineering through workplace learning. You’ll study for a degree in engineering by day release at Newbury College.

You will be part of the Electrical discipline teams that help Thames Water achieve its Asset Management Planning (AMP8) ambitions to 2030 and beyond. Apprentices will learn on the job and with targeted training courses with direction and support from senior engineering personnel.

You will be:

  • Supporting the development of engineering solutions and associated technical requirements.
  • Supporting improvements to Thames Water Technical Asset Standards.
  • Contributing to design sign-off and providing input to technical assurance activities during the delivery, commissioning, and handover of assets.

The training you will be getting

By the end of the Apprenticeship, you will have achieved a Level 6 Apprenticeship Standard in Product Design Development in Engineering. Qualification included in the standard: HNC/HND & BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) in Engineering.

You’ll study for a degree in engineering by day release at Newbury college. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We want to grow and develop our apprentices into our next generation of leaders, giving you a clear career path and commitment to your profession as an engineer. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Logical, Team working, Drive and motivation, Well organised, Dedication to succeed

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that if you already have an Engineering degree you will not be eligible for this apprenticeship.

About the employer

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.   Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.   But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We must keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Employer

THAMES WATER UTILITIES LIMITED

Address

Lower Sunbury Road

Hampton

TW12 2ES

Contact

joinourfamily@thameswater.co.uk

0118 952 0101

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Training

Training provider

NEWBURY COLLEGE

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

Product design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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: 27 May 2024