Apprentice Electrician - CP Hood - REF: K008

CP Hood Electrical Ltd was established in 1989 and became incorporated in February 2001. The company was initially set up by Craig Hood with one apprentice and has grown to a workforce of 30 employees in total. The team of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers cover a wide range of electrical installation including domestic, commercial, industrial, emergency lighting, fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV and access control.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Be willing to complete an apprenticeship framewok in Electrical Installations
  • Work out on-site
  • Support qualified electricians
  • Adhere to company health and safety procedures

Key skills to be successful in your application 

  • Have good customer service skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have good practical skills
  • Be able to follow instructions
  • Have good timekeeping

Requirements:

To do this apprenticeship, you must have, or be predicted to have, Maths and English at grade C/4 or above
You must also have registered and passed online assessments with JTL. Find out more.

Location: Prescot
Contracted hours: 40
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27 June 2019

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  • Research the employer offering the job. Find out what they do and what the job involves.
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If you would like support completing your application form please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'