Engineering Electrical/Mechanical Fitter (High Voltage Electrical Equipment) Engineer Apprentice POWERSERVE UK LIMITED

To undertake a Mechanical/Electrical Fitting programme of training within the workshop and office facilities of the company’s premises as well as working under supervision on our clients’ sites throughout the United Kingdom. The successful applicant will benefit from specialist training in the use of tools, equipment, processes and techniques.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage range will be between £11,648 - £12,740

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday - 08:30-17:00 Friday - 08:30-13:30 One day a week at college.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will include the following on a day to day basis:

  • To become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of hand and machine tools
  • Learn and becoming proficient in fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand and machine tools and marking out in accordance with the company’s drawings, specifications and processes
  • Measuring and inspection techniques using a variety of equipment
  • Training on and becoming proficient on the company’s computer systems and assisting where appropriate with general office and administration duties
  • Carrying out tasks and duties as determined by the Company Directors, Office Manager and appointed contractors to the required levels of performance and competence

The training you will be getting

Harlow College offers 2 different routes through the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

Qualifications achieved:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Mechatronics (Knowledge)

You will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Competence) - Mechatronics
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Machining/Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Knowledge)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Subject to the satisfactory development of the successful candidate, completion of the apprenticeship (including college course) and the continued growth of the company, we would hope to be able to offer a permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Enthusiasm/Motivation, Punctual, High standards, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Start dates may change subject to course start dates. Demonstrable interest in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering through school studies or hobby interests. To be I.T literate. General aptitude for practical science or engineering skills. Overtime is available as the company workload demands it. Working outdoors Working at Heights Early Starts/Late Finishes Staying Away from home

About the employer

Our company operates on High Voltage Substation Equipment (11,000 Volts and above) for our clients who are based throughout the United Kingdom. We support all areas of industry and work with all the major Electricity Utilities both directly or through their appointed service providers.







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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


Kellie Tighe


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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