Electrical Apprenticeship

This 4 year apprenticeship consists of a combination of college hours and on site experience, leading to a final FICA test and an SVQ/NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installation.

Supporting Your Development

The work of an Electrician is varied and can include the following:

  • Installing and maintaining cables, wiring, conduits, fitments, meters, switchgear and other electrical equipment
  • Using a variety of hand and power tools to measure, cut, join and fit cabling, wiring and equipment of various types
  • Reading plans and technical drawings and working from them on large projects
  • Installing the wiring and electrical components in complex electrical and electronic equipment
  • Testing installations to make sure that they are effective and completely safe, diagnosing and repairing faults in installations and electrical equipment

Entry Requirements and Applications

Applicants must have sat and passed the relevant industry approved assessment – SECTT (in Scotland) or JTL (in England). Arthur McKay also requires applicants to have achieved a National 5 or GSCE in Maths, English, Physics and a technical subject as a minimum.

To apply, please email a copy of the following to Arthur McKay’s HR department using the below form. Please note that you must download and complete your apprenticeship form prior to submitting your application, using the “APPLY NOW” button below.

  • Your SECTT or JTL pre-employment test result
  • A completed Arthur McKay Apprenticeship Application Form (download here)
  • Your most recent CV

Applications for 2018 are now closed but will be re-open from 7th January 2019.

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