The Shared Apprenticeship Scheme brings together a some of Heathrow’s major construction companies to offer local people the chance to contribute on upcoming Heathrow projects, whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
As an apprentice on the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme, you will have the opportunity to work with leading companies such as: Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, MACE, Ferrovial, Dyer & Butler and their supply chain.
Throughout your Apprenticeship, you will be fully supported by a dedicated Apprentice Programme Manager at the Heathrow Employment & Skills Academy, who will keep in touch and offer assistance as required throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship.
What you as an apprentice will be doing:
•Planning, preparing and installing wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
•Terminating and connecting conductors, cables and flexible cords in electrical systems
•Installing electrical equipment and accessories e.g. isolators and switches, distribution boards and socket outlets
•Inspecting, testing, commissioning and certifying electrotechnical systems and equipment
•Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical systems
•Good written and verbal communication skills, including the skill of listening and following both simple and complex instructions
•At least a Level 1 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in Maths, English and ICT. (GCSE’s valid within last 5 years)
•Candidates applying for an electrical apprenticeship must have completed a City & Guilds Level 2 qualification in Electrical Installation
City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrical Installation