Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Level 6 - Warrington

Job description

Are you interested in electrical systems and technology? Kickstart your engineering career with a fantastic 4-year Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship and gain a BEng in Nuclear Manufacturing.

About the programme

By joining our Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship, you'll be at the forefront of developing innovative technologies that help create a safe and secure world.

You'll experience a variety of projects involving electrical, control, and instrumentation design from conceptual stages to manufacturing readiness. Working alongside experienced colleagues, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to important projects within nuclear new build, decommissioning, and defence sectors. You’ll also:

  • Create electrical drawings, calculations, specifications, schedules, and reports
  • Get hands-on experience with electrical installation and testing of hardware and software systems on-site
  • Use design tools such as AutoCAD, Trimble ProDesign, and Dialux
  • Receiving training in Electrical Safety and BS7671 (IET Electrical Wiring Regulations).

At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll be on a clear path towards becoming a competent Electrical Engineer. We’ll also support you in achieving professional registration through the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).

What you’ll need

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher (or equivalent) with English and Mathematics at B/6 or higher.
  • 3 strong A Levels in STEM subjects or equivalent Level 3 qualification e.g. BTEC at Merit or Distinction with a strong mathematical element.

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 ( 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 be studying for a Level 6 Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Apprenticeship through Wigan & Leigh College. This combines theoretical learning with on-the-job training.

At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have earned a BEng in Nuclear Manufacturing and gained rich work experience in nuclear new build, decommissioning and defence projects.

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

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

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