Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Electrical Installation Apprenticeship

This is an exciting level 3 apprenticeship opportunity in electrical installation with a well-established company- based onsite, in Walsall. The end goal will be to become a fully qualified electrician and gain your gold card.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. May include occasional weekend work. 30+ Hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries
  • Do preventative maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
  • Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected
  • Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions
  • Conducts preventive and maintenance programs and keeps maintenance records
  • Complies with standards and procedures of industry, safety manual, and abide by safety rules.

The training you will be getting

  • Training to be provided by Birmingham Electrical Training
  • You will study towards the City & Guilds 5357 qualification (Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification, (Installation), which is a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Standard
  • Theory based learning will take place on block release basis at the training centre, which is located in central Birmingham
  • On-site learning will be assessed by a team of training officers from BET who will assess your competence on different units of the apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fully qualified electrician with all required qualifications gained, to have a successful career in the industry
  • Wages will increase annually, upon completion of various stages of the apprenticeship
  • Once qualified, you could go on to supervisory roles, senior management positions, through to potentially running your own electrical contracting company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy may include working away from home.

About the employer

Well Established Electrical contractor, the office is based in Aldridge/Walsall however work location can vary and may include working away from home.


Electrical Installation Apprenticeship



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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

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

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