Offshore WTG Technician Apprentice – Level 3 – GE – Hartlepool



Be diligent, punctual and behave in a responsible manner and in accordance with the requirements of Health and Safety legislation relating to the apprentice’s responsibilities as an individual and always promote the company’s best interests.

Have an unwavering drive and dedication to achieve and maintain targets set out in the apprenticeship standard with an end goal of achieving WTG technician accreditation.

Undertake training, attend courses, and carry out such work as may be required, within the relevant time scales and deadlines, in order to achieve the selected standard outcomes specified in the apprentice’s personal training plan.

For the duration of the apprenticeship, you will gain practical experience, develop theoretical knowledge, whilst obtaining formal qualifications which are recognised and fully transferable with the wind industry.

You will perform varied activities within the construction of GE’s WTG’s. Excellent communication skills are required, along with the ability to accurately follow work process instructions.

You will have a keen sense of achievement and take pride in the work you undertake and produce. The ability to work efficiently within a team is essential.

Education / Professional Experience:

Five GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C (or 4 in the new system) or above which must include Maths, English and Science.



Technical knowledge and skills:

Be happy working at heights and in remote challenging environments both on and offshore.

Possess a strong commitment and enthusiasm to the role and the apprenticeship.

Have a confident personality with good verbal and written communication skills.

Be highly self-motivated, be able to work in a small team and independently.

Have good problem-solving abilities.

Experience of common Microsoft packages and good IT skills.

Undertake parts of your qualification on windfarms.

High degree of flexibility, extremely motivated with the ability to work under pressure.

Additional information:

The chosen candidate will be required to travel and attend Cleveland & Redcar college a minimum of 1 day per week, ideally 2.

The chosen candidate must have the right to work in the UK full time.

It is a 3-year Apprenticeship programme.

Salary: circa £21,500 per annum.

Our UK reward package is comprehensive and flexible, it includes a competitive pension, 26 days holiday, 8 bank holidays, private medical insurance, sick pay plus life assurance for your peace of mind. Also, design your own flexible benefits package, including childcare vouchers, cycle to work, travel insurance, dental cover, health assessments, other wellbeing programs and much more.

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