08/04/2019 JTL Southampton SO15 8TL

Electrical Maintenance Apprenticeship

  • Sector: construction, engineering
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: 21,000
  • Level: 3
Electrical Maintenance Apprenticeship

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Apprenticeship summary

Maintenance engineers look after and fix engineered systems inside and outside buildings.  The exact job depends on the employer, though all engineers have the skills and knowledge to get the job done properly and safely.

A maintenance engineer will need to be able to:

  • Work at height
  • Work alone or with little supervision
  • Travel
  • Build relationships
  • Carry out planned maintenance on engineered systems
  • Use engineering drawings and documents during maintenance
  • Maintain mechanical and electrical equipment maintain workplace environmental control systems, heating and ventilation systems, gas distribution systems and other equipment
  • Choose materials and equipment
  • Diagnose and fix faults
  • Write reports

On the Electrical pathway you will carry out the following units:-

  • Carrying out fault diagnosis on electrical equipment and circuits
  • Maintaining electrical equipment
  • Modifying or rewiring electrical circuit

You will begin your apprenticeship working towards a level 3.  This will include achieving your knowledge units of the diploma by attending a training centre on either a day release or block release basis.  Your National Vocational Qualification will be achieved by the work you undertake with your employer and assessment by a JTL Training Officer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Knowledge and skills are important and the training is demanding

Key personal attributes include:

·         Good practical skills to work with hand and power tools

·         The ability to follow technical drawings and instructions

·         Methodical approach to work

·         An ability to pay close attention to detail

·         A commitment to keep up to date with industry developments

·         The ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team

·         Good communication skills

·         The ability to work at height

·         Normal colour vision

·         A thorough understanding of safety rules and regulations

Personal qualities

The work is quite complex.  You need to be reasonably physically fit, have good practical aptitude and be willing to learn.

Desired qualifications

Qualifications required

All candidates must complete the JTL Entry Assessment

Future prospects

The advertised apprentice wage will increase yearly or upon completion of progressive stages.  After initially qualifying, you could go on to supervisory roles, senior management positions or even running your own business.

Things to consider

You must ensure you load an up-to-date copy of your CV to your JTL profile in addition to following the application instructions to complete your application for this vacancy.

The JTL Entry Assessment forms an integral part of your application, if you haven’t already taken and passed one you must logon to your JTL account and take the assessment before the closing date.

Training provider

As part of the JTL Electrical Maintenance apprenticeship, you’ll be in full time employment with a local company receiving a decent wage from day one.  You’ll spend time learning your trade by gaining on the job experience working on-site with your employer, as well as attending a JTL approved college or training centre to learn the theoretical knowledge you will need.

  • EMTA Engineering Maintenance NVQ level 3 and EMTA Performing Engineering Operations NVQ level 2
  • Advanced Diploma in Engineering & Technology
  • Level 2 Functional skills (Essential skills in Wales) in Application of Numbers, Communication, IT, Working With Others, and Improving Own Learning & Performing
  • EAL Level 3 Extended NVQ Diploma

2,000 people a year begin a course delivered by JTL, getting qualifications, real life job experience and realising their potential.

We can get you there too.

Apprenticeship standard

Installation electrician / maintenance electrician

Training provider

JTL

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