Unlike many apprenticeships, ours offer the opportunity to gain a dual qualification.
You’ll be placed on a four year structured programme with the first year spent studying at college gaining the knowledge and skills to be able to join one of our dedicated operational teams at the heart of the business. We are recruiting our engineers for the future and we are offering a great opportunity for anybody looking to start a career within the water industry. This is a real job with real rewards. You will be learning about new and innovative technologies that will improve the way we work at Thames Water for years to come.
We are offering training, qualifications, real life experience and the opportunity to “Earn while you learn”. This is a real job with real rewards. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills that are already in high demand across the industry and will set you on the path to your future career.
You’ll have a starting salary of £15,000 alongside a fantastic benefits package. Work hard to achieve the best grades and you’ll receive salary reviews and increases throughout the scheme. Once you have completed the 4 year programme you could expect to be earning in the region of £30,000+ as a skilled technician.
What will this role involve?
The next 4 years are going to be really busy learning new skills and gaining experience in technologies and area’s you didn’t even know existed. This is a blended course where you will study both mechanical and electrical at college and out on our sites.
Year 1 – Five days a week at college, four of those days are spent learning workshop skills such as fitting, mechanical maintenance, machining, electronic control, electrical maintenance and installation, plus one day studying engineering theory for a BTEC qualification.
Year 2 – Four days a week will be spent in the workplace, your own base, or any one of the numerous sites throughout our region, and one day a week in college completing the BTEC qualification.
Throughout the programme, as well as practical on the job experience, you will also be working towards achieving your qualification to become a Dual-Skilled Technician. Once you have completed your qualification you may be offered additional work-related company training.
During your time on the apprenticeship it’s essential that you place the customer at the heart of everything you do; in addition to making sure you are safe every day by championing Health & Safety within the work place for both you and your colleagues.
What skills are we looking for?
Apprentices are key to our success and we have very high standards when selecting our apprentices. The GCSE requirements for our positions are a minimum of five GCSE’s at grade 4 or above (A-C), including Science, Maths and English. Don’t worry if you don’t have your grades yet, if you are due to sit your exams this year we still want to hear from you as long as your predicted grades meet our requirements.
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