Apprenticeships at CF RobertsCF Roberts is one of the UK’s leading providers of mechanical and electrical design, installation and maintenance services. A family business since 1935 we are now established as a major force in the construction industry. We deal with small scale local works to multi million pound developments for major corporations and leading brands. We have been offering apprenticeships for over 30 years! Every year we take on 12 Electrical and 5 Heating and Ventilation apprentices. Working in partnership with our training providers, we mentor our apprentices over a 4 year period to become qualified engineers. Upon completion; you will have obtained a Level 3 NVQ Diploma and under the supervision of a seasoned mentor, have had extensive hands on experience of working on various sites. However, this doesn’t have to be the end of your time with CF Roberts… Many of our apprentices stay on with the company, some of which have been with us now in excess of 15 years!
The Selection Process
If you decide that an apprenticeship with CF Roberts is the right opportunity for you, you can expect the following selection process:
- After the closing date for applications, the CF Roberts apprentice team will sit down and shortlist candidates based on a number of different factors
- If you are fortunate enough to make the shortlist, you will be invited to an interview with a member of the recruitment team and one of the Directors
- Success at this stage will lead you to a second interview with a member of staff at our approved training provider; South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
- We will then be in a position to offer all successful candidates the opportunity to embark on our 4 year apprenticeship scheme
- For the final step before starting, you will attend a 2 day induction where you will meet the tutors and other members of your cohort, complete any paperwork required and get a feel for what your next 4 years will entail
- Congratulations you are now ready to begin your apprenticeship
What to expect from your apprenticeship
- Attend college on block release for the first two years to complete your Technical Certificate
- Gain valuable hands on experience under the guidance of a seasoned mentor
- Complete two site diaries that form the NVQ part of the qualification
- Be visited on-site by a college assessor, who reports on your practical progress
- The final stage before becoming a qualified engineer is to pass the End Point Assessment. Dependant on which apprenticeship you study, this will be a 3 or 5 day exam where you will prove your knowledge and technical ability
Upon completion of all the above, you will have earned the right to become a registered electrician!