Apprentice Installation & Maintenance Engineer SE Controls

Apprentice required to gain both practical and technical skills in the Smoke Ventilation industry, working alongside experienced professionals in order to become a fully qualified electrical engineer. You will assist in installing all factored goods (controls, actuators, switches and sensors).

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Additional training Tools/clothing provided 26 days paid holiday Annual pay reviews. Business mileage paid for Pension £50 voucher competition each month Discretionary annual bonus Paid overtime Health cash plan and retail perks

  • Working week

    Start and finish times varying between 6.00am to 6.00pm - this includes travel to and from customer sites. Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Usual day to day duties may include:

  • Arrange time/location to be picked up for site visits
  • Liaise with mentor and office staff for job pack for specified location/time
  • Assist with what tasks will be completed that day
  • Load out site with required materials for the day
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Ensure all work completed is to high company and industry standards
  • Ensure all paperwork and correspondence is completed in a timely manner
  • You will be required to work at height, when necessary

The training you will be getting

  • The qualification you will recieve is a Level 3 Electrotechnical Apprenticeship Qualififcation, delivered over a period of 2 years
  • Training will be 2 days per week at the training centre, In-Comm Training Services in Aldridge, WS9 8UG, and 3 days per week at the company for the first year, followed by monthly assessor visits for the remainder of the training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship as qualified engineer with a salary of £25,000 minimum
  • Between 3 and 5 years of service there could be potential promotion to Senior Engineer, earning £35,000 per year

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Engineering hobby


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 and above) Essential

Things to consider

Candidates need to be aged 18 minimum by the time the training starts, in order to be allowed to work at customer sites. Driving license is required - or test booked in readiness to start Physically fit - annual health surveillances are carried out Able to work at heights (under supervision) Preferably someone with an interest in engineering / electrical exposure as a hobby, or a part-time job Training will include full AM2 (fully qualified electrician)

About the employer

SE Controls is a leading international specialist in the design and delivery of intelligent smoke and environmental ventilation systems using façade automation as an integral part of the building envelope. We provide solutions for life safety and environmental comfort within buildings to create a healthier and safer environment whilst ensuring compliance with legislation and improving operating efficiencies.


SE Controls


Lancaster House

Wellington Crescent Fradley Park


WS13 8RZ

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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


Sue Fisher or Alex Jones

01922 457686

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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