Lewisham – Level 3 Electrical Installation Apprenticeship

Job Borough: Lewisham
Job Duration: 42 Months

Brief overview

We are looking for Lewisham borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 3 Electrical Installation apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 42 months working as an Electrical Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while earning a wage, gaining work experience, and a qualification.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Hourly wage

£4.81 to £9.50 (National Minimum Wage for their age)

Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Bike2Work Scheme partners, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for first-year travel discounts, NUS Discount Cards, and course costs covered by Evolve.

  • Working week

Monday-Friday, weekends may be an option. Minimum of 35 hours per week but the potential for more. Approx. 8 am-5 pm but hours will be confirmed by the contractor after successfully passing the Stage 1 & 2 Interview.

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

42 months

  • Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Level 3 (GCSE)

What will the apprentice be doing?

Level 3 Installation Electricians install electrical systems in industrial, commercial, and domestic environments, both indoor and outdoor. Electrical equipment and systems may include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies.


  • Assist with unloading and moving of deliveries/systems on site
  • Keep site tidy and safe in line with company health and safety policy
  • Assisting with the installation of cables, switchboards, lighting, and heating/cooling
  • Assisting with fault finding and testing, and checking of electrical systems


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The qualification you would be working for is the Level 3 Electrical Installation (Standard) where we will be looking to partner with MIT Skills to provide the training.

This training will mainly be through remote learning with paid study time as needed up to 7 hours/1 days per week. You are expected to travel when necessary though most assessments will be done on-site. You will be responsible for managing/arranging with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you can work as a qualified Junior Electrician where, with more experience, you can look to progress into a senior position, site/contracts/project management, self-employment, or Electrical business owner.

You will be eligible for the Skilled Worker (Blue) CSCS Card after the level 3 qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Teamwork, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Things to consider

We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, and who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace – you will not be judged on age, gender, or ethnicity.


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 and above / Level 2) essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 5 and above / Level 2) essential

About the employer


Evolve Apprentices manage the Construction Industry Training Board Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London. We are a not-for-profit organisation aiming to deliver social value and provide opportunities for disadvantaged groups.


Website: www.evolveuk.org

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