We are looking to take on a gas apprentice working on our aspire portfolio of properties.
Working from Newcastle under Lyme, the role involves the safe installation, commission, decommission and the ongoing service and repair of gas appliances in either a domestic or non-domestic setting. Appliances can include, but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as central heating boilers, unvented hot water storage, ducted air heaters, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel, boosters, testing and purging for industrial pipework.
The role will involve learning how installations and appliances work, providing energy efficiency advice, and always ensuring customer service excellence. Gas engineering operates strictly within the requirements of health and safety legislation.
Gas engineering is physical in nature, and will involve lifting and moving of equipment, working at heights, and working in confined spaces, so you need to be physically fit. All gas engineers must be registered on the Gas Safe® Register for each appliance in which they are competent to undertake work on.
Applicants will be expected to have gained a minimum of 3-5 GCSEs (grade 4) or equivalent: English, mathematics and a science or relevant / appropriate experience
Individuals will need to complete an aptitude assessment and initial assessments in Maths and English as well as a background check, equivalent to Criminal Record Bureau/Disclosure and Barring Service (CRB/DBS).
Please note that this is a demanding apprenticeship requiring both technical and practical competency. You will be required to attend training sessions at Achieve Training: Chesterton and Shelton centres.
We are aspire; we are three businesses, Aspire Housing, Achieve Training and the Realise charity. Together, we blend commercial expertise with social purpose and revitalise communities by providing homes, training, employment, and support.
Working for Aspire you will share our values in achieving our goals. Our values… we are ambitious, we are creative, we are collaborative. We are an equal opportunities employer.
Achieve Training, the largest independent training provider in Staffordshire, provide inspirational training and outstanding apprenticeship delivery. An OFSTED 'GOOD' training provider, with over 30 years experience, Achieve Training support over 2,500 people each year to learn new skills, gain qualifications and progress in their careers.
Depending on your prior knowledge, skills and experience you may be required to carry out an employment matching period prior to starting your apprenticeship. This will be discussed further with you during the interview stage.
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