Electrical Wiring Apprentice ESPRIT AUTOMATION LTD

We are a manufacturer of CNC plasma and Fiber laser cutting machines. This apprenticeship will include on the job training and day release to Derby college. It is focused on the electrical panel building, machine wiring and machine testing and fault finding.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly Rate: £7.45. Weekly Rate: £298. 2 x bonus based on business performance (May and Xmas). 22 Days holiday + bank holiday (increasing by a day per year following 2 years service upto 25 days).

  • Working week

    7am to 4pm Monday to Thursday. 7am to 1pm Friday. Occasional extended hours on evenings/weekends. 30-minute lunch break per standard day.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Electrical control system cabinet building
  • Machine wiring
  • Machine testing and fault finding and resolution
  • Working with our technical partners on both plasma and laser equipment
  • Working to electrical drawings and schematics
  • Working on improvements to processes and designs

The training you will be getting

Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship - Level 3.

  • This apprenticeship will be completed by working 4 days per week onsite with the employer, learning the job role and gaining valuable work experience, and then 1 day per week attending Derby College to complete coursework and assessments
  • English and maths Functional Skills may be completed alongside the apprenticeship if necessary, however, passing this will be mandatory to receive the apprenticeship qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This role has a natural path onto a field service engineer. Servicing, repair and installation of machinery UK wide.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Interest in Engineering, Naturally inquisitive, Willing to learn, Reliable, Punctual


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

Things to consider

If we are interested in taking your application further, you will receive an email from a Derby College email address (niall.nanson@derby-college.ac.uk). Please make sure to check your Inbox as well as your Spam/Junk folders, to avoid missing out on this opportunity. Please consider whitelisting the @derby-college.ac.uk domain in your email system. Failure to respond to emails will lead to withdrawal of your application.

About the employer

Esprit manufactures large laser and plasma cutting machines. We have a broad scope including mechanical, electrical and software design. Our manufacturing process includes fabrication, machining, cutting, bending, painting, assembly, wiring and testing. We have around 70 employees in the UK who mainly work in our manufacturing facility in Sandiacre, Notts.







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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


Niall Nanson


01332 387420

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

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