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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£20,382 - £24,526 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description


Modern Apprentice Electrician - fixed term contract for 4 years
Waverley Court

Salary: £20,382- £24,526
Hours: 36 per week

Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) offer new and returning entrants to the labour market the chance of paid employment combined with the opportunity to do training relevant to the occupational area. They include the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that help kick-start a career without having to study full-time. New entrants include school and college leavers, those with no previous work experience and/or vocational qualifications.

The post holder will be involved in the Council’s Modern Apprenticeship programme, work towards an SCQF level 7 in Electrical Installation. They will work with a qualified trade operative gaining relevant on the job experience to satisfy requirements of the trade qualifications.

Duties include:
• Attending college to gain appropriate qualifications.
• Being Responsible for safe keeping and usage of all tools, equipment, PPE and uniforms.
• Ensuring the job site is left clean and safe.
• Attending team meetings, performance reviews, training etc. as required.
• Carrying out multi-tasking with associated trades.

Applicants must be resident of the City of Edinburgh Council area: postcodes EH1-17, EH28, EH29, EH30

Applicants must also either: have left secondary education in the past three years (including those about to leave this year); or currently be on a City of Edinburgh Council employability training programme, or be aged up to 29 with a disability or care experienced.

Applicants must have have sucessfully completed the SECCT pre-employment assessment or be willing to complete this assessment prior to employment commencing

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  

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