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Electrical Manufacturing Apprentice

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Date: 05-Nov-2021

Location: Leicester, GB, LE8 6LH

Company: Babcock

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join us an apprentice to be trained as a skilled electrical/electronic technician.


The role will require the individual to participate in various areas of practical and theoretical electrical and electronic engineering training; combined with company specific training given in the workplace.  This will include completion of a Level 3 technical certificate, leading to a nationally recognised qualification.

As an apprentice you will be trained in assembly, wiring, and test of a wide range of electrical and electronic equipment.  This will involve using a range of power and hand tools, together with test and measuring instruments.  Candidates will learn and be expected to apply safe working practices for the manufacture, repair and test of equipment.

Candidates will gain solid foundation within a professional team environment and have opportunity to learn from professional and friendly individuals, both at College and in the workplace.


Academic Qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including English, Science, and Maths. Must also be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis and satisfy Ministry of Defence security clearance.



Whilst academic ability plays a part, we care as much about your attitude and desire to be part of our future at Cavendish Nuclear and we want to see evidence that you're genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in hands-on engineering.



A team player - an individual who thrives on working in a team environment, whilst taking responsibility for delivering their own part.

Reliable, with good time keeping

Eager to learn, with a passion for hands-on engineering



Work based at Whetstone, Leicester (with opportunities to work and gain experience elsewhere)


Company Information

We are Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and the UK’s leading nuclear services company.

With a highly-skilled workforce we are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.

Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life-cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

A career with us is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

At Cavendish Nuclear we put people first. Work with us and you’ll discover that our focus on people is unique.



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