Passionate about electrical design? Our 3-year Electrical Design Apprenticeship offers a unique blend of hands-on experience and academic learning, setting you on the path to an exciting career in the nuclear sector.
About the programme
At the heart of your learning experience is our state-of-the-art design office, where your day-to-day activities will cover a range of tasks including:
- Assisting in producing scoping calculations and providing vital support in analysis.
- Creating intricate models and detailed drawings.
- Crafting design-based documentation and client-centric technical reports.
You’ll also experience the breadth of our operations through exciting placements across various business sectors.
By the end of your apprenticeship, you'll be ready to make an impact in the world of electrical design, equipped with a wealth of knowledge and experience.
What you’ll need
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English and science, with Maths at grade 5 (B) or above.
- Three A Levels in related subjects or an equivalent Level 3 qualification like a BTEC.
- A genuine interest in CAD design and a positive attitude.
Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.
What you’ll get
We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career.
In addition, you’ll benefit from:
- Fully funded qualification
- Personal development training and opportunities
- Minimum 28 days holiday allowance including bank holidays
- Competitive pension scheme
- Employee share scheme
- Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme and employee shopping savings portal
You’ll also have the chance to get involved in our STEM outreach activities and volunteering opportunities, which our apprentices find incredibly rewarding.
Your career development
It’s hard to beat the variety of fantastic opportunities and business experiences you’ll receive. You can expect real world encounters and exposure to exciting projects that will really help you navigate where you want to take your career.
Plus, when you join us, you’ll be automatically enrolled onto our Apprentice Development Programme. Through a series of digital and face to face sessions, presented by wellbeing and performance experts and our external partners, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to thrive and perform at your very best on your programme and beyond.
You’ll receive practical and theoretical training, combined with company-specific training given in the workplace.
At Lakes College, you'll work towards the Level 5 Nuclear Technician Apprenticeship. This blend of classroom learning and on-the-job training will make sure you're well-prepared for a career as an Electrical Designer.
Additional job details
We offer a competitive apprentice starting salary and benefits, this varies between £12,000 to £22,000 per annum, dependant on the apprenticeship level, discipline and location. You can find the specific salary on the individual job posting.
- Contract, dates and working times
- Fixed term
How to apply
Please be aware that if there is a high level of interest in this programme, applications may close earlier than advertised. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme, please submit your application as early as possible.
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 March 2024
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Closing date: 15 March 2024