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Job Title : Apprentice Engineer
Employer : Wiremek Ltd
Location : Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0UG
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01779
Vacancy Short Description : We are looking for an apprentice engineer to learn and develop their skills whilst working towards a Level 3 Electrical Installation Apprenticeship


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and maths at grades 9- 4 for a Level 3 Apprenticeship and 9-3 for a Level 2.
Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: All applicants regardless of entry requirements will be emailed an Initial Assessment to complete as part of the recruitment procedure. This is an online assessment in English and maths and can be completed at your preferred location remotely. Currently, due to COVID19 we are not offering Initial Assessment appointments at either campus. Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, will be offered further advice and guidance to support their application if required.
Vacancy Full Description : As an apprentice you will be part of a small team working in the office assisting with quoting and CAD drawings. You will learn about wiring switchgear and control panels in our workshop. Full training will be given.
Your main duties will be:
Help produce quotes for panels and on-site works
Help design panels
Assemble/construct LV panels and HVAC systems
Help install or modify electrical panels in the workshop or on site
Carry out duties deemed necessary for the smooth running of the business.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon– Thurs 07:30 – 16:00 - (30 Min Lunch break) Fri 07:30 – 15:30 – (30 Min Lunch break)
Salary : £ 197.50 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 16/08/2021
Possible Start Date : 23/08/2021
Personal Qualities : Punctual,
Self-motivated with a positive attitude
Willingness to learn
Skills Required : Good mathematics and English
Good computer and IT skills
Interest in engineering and/or electronics
Future Prospects : For the right candidate who proves to be hard working reliable and with the diligence to complete their apprenticeship successfully a full-time role within the company is likely.
Training to be Provided : This occupational route will work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low-voltage electrical and electronic devices and appliances. In addition, Installation Electricians must understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electro technical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.
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