Electrical Apprentice SPIROFLOW LTD

This vacancy is for an Electrical Apprentice based in Blackburn. The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,896.00 to £23,051.60

    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 - Thursday, 7:30am - 4:15pm. Friday, 7:30am - 1:15pm.

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Spiroflow stands at the forefront of powder handling and dry solids processing and is making significant strides in control systems integration. Over our 45-year journey, our team of design engineers and process automation experts has consistently delivered the safest, most efficient, innovative, and reliable process solutions, setting industry standards.

While we pioneered the flexible screw conveyor, Spiroflow has evolved significantly over the years, expanding our product range and service offerings. Our commitment lies in providing engineered solutions tailored to overcome your unique handling and processing challenges, from single conveyors to complete powder handling systems with integrated controls.

Discover the unparalleled variety in mechanical conveyor technologies for dry bulk solids and ingredients from flexible screw conveyors and Aeroflow aero mechanical to Cablevey cable drag and Dynaflow chain drag conveyors. Our engineers objectively evaluate all your needs to ensure you receive the ideal conveyor belt system for your application.

List of Duties:

  • Manufacture Of Electrical Control Panels to Supplied Drawings
  • Manufacture Of Pneumatic Control Panels to Supplied Drawings
  • Machine Wiring & Functional Testing
  • On Site Electrical Maintenance

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Functional Skills, Level 2 in Mathematics, English, ICT, working with others and improving your own learning. Functional Skills requirements is subject to the successful applicants GCSE results. Grade A-C and within 5 years old means the apprentice will be relaxed from completing functional skills. Certification evidence will need to be provided.
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We Have a Wide Variety of Possible Future Positions in the Company
    E.g. Software/Controls Engineer, Service Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4 (C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 (C)) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. Please note; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Spiroflow is a global leader in the field of powder handling and dry solids processing and an emerging leader in control systems integration. Throughout our 45-year history, our design engineers and process automation team have provided customers with the safest, most efficient, innovative and most reliable process solutions available.




Unit B Prime Point

Lower Eccleshill Road



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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


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Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

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: 28 Jun 2024