Marine Electrician Apprentice role with a world renowned, specialist marine electronics integrator.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This is a starting salary.

  • Working week

    08:30 - 17:30, Monday - Friday, with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Marine Electrical Apprentice role, within the Engineering team,
will work across and through each stage of all of our projects, gaining
knowledge and experience of all equipment and technologies used.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Whilst learning new skills via the appointed Training Provider, assist the Engineering team in all areas to deliver projects to a high standard
  • Assist in carrying our ongoing service work, workshop preparation
    and on-site installations. 
  • Become multi-skilled and proficient in Electrical and Electronic
    design, installation, and testing.
  • Undertake academic qualifications at City College Southampton and complete college work and progress sheets accurately
  • Adhere to Osprey Technical’s Systems of Work and promote a safe working culture across the business

The training you will be getting

  • Whilst on your Apprenticeship you will be working towards
    completing a Marine Electrician Apprenticeship Standard qualification (Level 3).
  • This will be delivered as a day release at City College Southampton, along with visits to the work site by an assessor.
  • Depending on prior learning this may also include study towards
    Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

By joining Osprey Technical, you will be part of an ambitious and
supportive organisation and have the opportunity to learn from
experts at the cutting edge of our industry.

As we are a small andspecialist team, your contributions will be valued and the pace of learning and personal development will be fast and rewarding.

We promote a culture of a positivity and have a nice group of people to
work alongside. Career progression from Apprentice Engineer to
Engineer and ultimately Senior Engineer which would involve
responsibility for delivery and running of complete projects.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Many of our projects are international and will involve travel. Therefore, the candidate must be able and prepared to travel. An interest in sailing would be advantageous but is not a prerequisite.

About the employer

Recognised as a leading marine electronics consultancy globally, we have ambitious plans to grow. Supporting boat builders and refit yards in multiple settings across the UK, Europe and Rest of World, Osprey offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career. In our sector, we need the suitable talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Osprey Technical could be for you. The position is based at our premises in Hamble, with opportunities for travel.







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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

Apprenticeship standard

Marine 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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