Electrician – Brent

Electrical

Brent

Apply by: 11 December 2017

Start date: 18 December 2017

Salary: £115-145 p/week


Overview:

This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and committed individual who wants to become a fully qualified Electrician. Working on site 4 days a week and attending college 1 day.



Job Description

You will be expected to carry out skilled tasks including installing electrical cables and equipment in commercial environments, and the visual inspection and electrical testing of those installations.

Apprentice electricians are required to have both excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions. Apprentices should have some degree of electrical experience and electrical qualifications.

As an electrical engineering technician you would install, maintain and repair electrical equipment and controls. You might work in a range of industries, including:

  • power generation and transmission – installing turbines, switchgear and power lines and street lighting networks
  • industrial machinery and equipment – making, fitting and repairing drives, motors and programmable logic control (PLC) panels
  • building services infrastructure – installing and maintaining lighting, heating, air conditioning, lifts and escalators.

You would follow engineering instructions and use wiring and circuit diagrams when working on installations and repairs. You would also use a range of tools to calibrate, inspect and test equipment and machinery to make sure they are working correctly and safely.

Typical Working Week

You will work on site for four days per week and attend college for one day a week. Most site hours are Monday to Friday, 08.00-17.00.

Person Specification

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation
  • Desire to learn
  • Has strong self-awareness
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player

Career Progression

There are several different options you may want to consider once qualified.

You might want to get a job working for a renowned electrical company or being your own boss by becoming self-employed or setting up your own company might be more up your street. You could work overseas or continue with your studies and learn how to design the electrical specifications of buildings and structures.

Key Training/College Information

K10 will enrol and fund your qualifications through a SFA funded training provider. It is likely to take 2-3 years to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

Qualifications required

Good written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions.

  • Candidates applying for an electrical apprenticeship must have completed a City & Guilds Level 2 qualification
  • At least a Level 1 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths and ICT. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)