Job Title : Facilities and Estates Electrical Installation Apprentice
Employer : Bedford College Professional Services
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9AH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Electrotechnical - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Installation
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11179
Vacancy Short Description : We are looking for an Electrical Installation Apprentice to join our Facilities and Estates Team here at Bedford College where you will be assisting with planned and reactive maintenance repairs to the fabric of our building.
Qualifications Required : To be considered for this apprenticeship candidates must hold 5GCSEs A*-C or predicted 4-9 including Maths, English and Science or a Level 2 equivalent.
Previous knowledge of electrical installation is desirable but not essential
Vacancy Full Description : We are looking for an Electrical Installation Apprentice to join our Facilities and Estates Team here at Bedford College where you will be assisting with planned and reactive maintenance repairs to the fabric of our building. You will be working across all sites including Caudwell, Shuttleworth, Kempston and Sixth Form. Transport will be provided but it would be desirable to be working towards obtaining your license at the time of application.
Some of your day to day duties will include:
To undertake other more general building work within the post holder’s capabilities as part of a multi-skilled team.
To assist with the repairs and maintenance to electrical and other plant supporting all Bedford College buildings and sites to ensure that critical systems are operating wherever possible in a fully functional condition
To assist with the servicing to electrical and other plant supporting all Bedford College buildings and sites to ensure that all electrical plant and equipment operate in a safe working order.
To work alongside a qualified and experienced Estates Team who will train and support you through your qualification
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw 7.30am - 6pm varied shifts
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 27/08/2017
Possible Start Date : 11/09/2017
Personal Qualities : • Self-motivated
• Dynamic personality
• Able to be part of a team but also work on own initiative
• Eye for detail
Skills Required : • Good practical skills
• Organised approach to work
• Reasonable level of fitness
• Good time management and prioritisation
Future Prospects : Possibility of progression or a full time position may be offered on successful completion of your apprenticeship.
Training to be Provided : You will gain the following qualifications:
Installing Electrotechnical Systems & Equipment City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma
•AM2 (Practical Assessment)
•Employment Rights and Responsibilities
•Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
•Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (dependent on previous qualification).
Other Information : Bedford College will pay the successful candidate the National Minimum wage for age. The advertised salary is for anyone who is under 18 years old but actual salary will be paid according the age of the successful candidate and the minimum wage for their age group.
Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team if they meet the initial criteria as part of the recruitment process.
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