Electrician Apprentice

  • Laing O'Rourke
  • London, Cheshire and Manchester
  • 16 Mar, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship Electrical

Job Description

Deadline: Ongoing

Salary: £5+ per hour

Locations: London, Cheshire and Manchester

The role will involve installing all the aspects of the electrical supply need to supply the finished structure.

As a Laing O’Rourke apprentice you will work through a structured programme that will take between two and four years depending on your apprenticeship choice. The programme will combine practical onsite experience, academic learning at college and a series of bespoke personal development modules.

As part of the Apprenticeship+ programme, you will be expected to achieve a level 3 standard in your chosen discipline. You will attend college on either a block or day release format, depending on the college you are assigned to.  

Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by experienced tradespeople and construction professionals, with a dedicated mentor and apprentice officer that will work closely with you, providing regular feedback on your progress towards completing your apprenticeship.

The role will involve working on site, installing all the aspects of the electrical supply need to supply the finished structure. The work will range from fixing containment systems through to the final connection of the supplies to the various electrical components in everyday use, such as lighting, sockets and larger equipment such as distribution boards.

You will also need to meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility without restrictions to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable;
  • Full mobility to enable travel to various project locations;  
  • Attainment of three GCSEs

We are looking for people with a genuine interest in construction. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and ambitious, with the potential to progress to a supervisory / management role over a five-to-ten-year period. Applicants should be on target to achieve or have achieved at least 3 GCSE’s at C or above, preferably Maths, English and Science.