Apprentice Draughtsperson (Level 3 Engineering) Kelvin Power

To meet an increasing workload and support the development and growth of our company, Kelvin Power have a new position for an apprentice Design and Draughtsperson within the Civil and Structural engineering departments, based locally in Leicester.

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Closing date: 23 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days annual leave

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day


  • Create 3D models of steel and aluminium structures using Tekla Structures.
  • Create General Arrangement drawings for internal and client review.
  • Create detailed fabrication drawings that fabricators can manufacture that structure to.
  • Meet project requirements in collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Liaise closely in house with the team and work to agreed delivery programs.
  • Review project files for compliance with standards/protocols and implement best practice procedure.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Desire and drive to learn and develop

Kelvin Power provides a wide range of engineering consultancy services on major infrastructure projects in the Energy Sector and have a strong team of experienced multi-disciplinary engineers and technicians delivering solutions to projects across the UK and ROI.

The training you will be getting


  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Design and Draughtsperson
  • Further course information:

Delivery Method

  • Apprentices will have day release to attend Loughborough College once a week during term time. Whilst at College, apprentices will be taught specific set units that will support their development within the role.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to a Draughtsperson role, permanent position within company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade C / 4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Kelvin Power provide expert advice and design solutions to the global power industry and the renewable energy sector. We are a committed client-led business and attach significant value to having close working relationships with our clients. Knowing our clients’ businesses and coupled with our extensive experience in the power engineering industry allow us to provide a truly bespoke service.


Kelvin Power


12 Barshaw Business Park

Leycroft 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


Recruitment Team

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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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