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Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Apprentice 2018

Anglian Water
Anglian Water
  • Salary: £11,871
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 3 Years
  • Entry Requirements: ., .
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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    • Norwich

Engineering your future”

We are responsible for delivering a vital water resource to over 6 million customers across the Anglian Water network and you too could be a part of a 4,500 strong workforce in this exciting and challenging industry. If you think about the people you depend on, the likelihood is that they depend on us. 

You earn while you learn on our 3-4 year Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship scheme. The majority of your first year will be spent at a fully expensed residential college where you will meet like minded people and build your knowledge. For the remaining years, you will spend 1 week in 4 at college to reinforce your on the job learning.

It takes hard work and commitment throughout your apprenticeship but you will gain a nationally recognised qualification, valuable practical skills, and guidance and support from an experienced team. 

As a fully qualified and multi skilled mechanical and electrical Asset Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring the equipment at our Water Treatment Works remains operational so that our customers continue to receive 1,100 million litres of drinking water per day. Whilst on the job, you will also learn about all aspects of the water treatment process including the chemicals, coagulants, disinfectants and gases.  

Please note that after completing your first year residential college placement, you will be based at our Heigham Water Treatment Works, Norwich, NR2 4DD . You will be required to complete standby as part of your working week. This means that we ask you to live within a 15 mile radius of the base.

To see what it is like to be an Apprentice at Anglian Water, watch our Day in the Life video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brcGqKmeNtg


So what do you need to apply?

• 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
• Commitment.
• Enthusiastic and keen to learn.
• A passion for hands on work. 
• Natural people skills to work in a team.
• Understanding of and compliance to Health and Safety.

Start date: August 2018

By choosing this Apprenticeship, you are opening the door to a long term and highly rewarding career at Anglian Water. Apply now!

About Us 

Anglian Water is more than just the UK’s largest water company. We’re one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide continuous learning and professional development within a challenging work environment which provides a vital service for our customers.


As soon as you join Anglian Water as an apprentice you will be rewarded with the same benefits as a full time employee including private health care, a competitive pension scheme, and employee discounts to name a few.

Anglian Water takes Health and Safety very seriously. Any job offer may depend on you passing a drugs and alcohol test. If appropriate, you may also be tested at other times during the course of your employment.

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