Electrical Apprentice Platform Property Care

Platform Property Care, a well-established property maintenance business. We provide responsive day to day repairs, property refurbishment, electrical & gas servicing to 120,000 customers (47,000 homes) across the Midlands. Part of Platform Housing group, over 1,500 colleagues, delivering quality homes & customer services, making a real difference.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £25,046.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm with 30-minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261839

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Apprentice Electrician you will learn all about what it takes to make sure our customers’ homes are maintained to a high and safe standard. You will produce work of the highest quality while providing excellent service to our customers, clients, and your team.

As part of this apprenticeship, you will work closely with qualified Electricians carrying out first and second fix electrical work and electrical repairs. The work will be varied and interesting and you will have the support of a mentor throughout your apprenticeship.

Electricians within Property Care install, maintain and repair electrical systems in domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings. Electrical equipment and systems may include:

-motors

-cables

-fuses

-thermal relays

-fault current protection switches

-heating

-lighting

-renewable energy technologies

On completion of their work the electrical systems must be safe to use. They must adhere to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.

The training you will be getting

At College, you will study the 4-year Electrical Installation Apprenticeship standard at Level 3 by attending Lincoln College or a similar provider one day a week, alongside learning and working with experienced operatives during the rest of the week.  

Depending on your grades and before taking your end-point assessment you will have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C) if you do not hold grade 4 or above in English and maths.

You will receive a Electrotechnical Apprenticeship qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the Electrical Installation level 3 apprenticeship, you will be able to apply for any related job vacancies within PPC. If you gain permanent employment with PPC you will continue to be supported in your learning and development.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Based in Louth & will cover this town & the surrounding area, so applicants need to live in this area. Ideally you would need to hold a full driving licence, but this is not essential. The role is mobile. Early applications are encouraged. If we receive a high number of applications, this vacancy may close early. Please apply early.

About the employer

Apprenticeships are great. We believe in their power to inspire & launch amazing careers. A 5yr Apprentice Strategy has exciting opportunities including a variety of routes. Platform own & manage 47,000 homes across the Midlands. We make real positive difference to lives & communities. Working here is more than a job. We are about growth & ambition. We continue to develop our program & grow our own talent. Platform colleagues have a set of values, that’s what we look for in people who join us.

Employer

Platform Property Care

Address

Based in Louth and the surrounding area

LN11 7HS

Contact

PPCJobs@platformhg.com

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Training

Training provider

LINCOLN COLLEGE

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the Platform Housing Group website. If we receive a high number of applications, this vacancy may expire prior to the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment. Please log into your Networx account for an update on your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jul 2024