Apprentice in Renewables

Salary: £12,147.72 per annum

Closing date: 5pm on 15 September 2023

Contract: Fixed Term

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Location: Dumfries and Galloway

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Wheatley Homes South

Hours: Full time

Contact phone: 07385931350

Job title: Apprentice in Renewables

Salary: £12,147.72 per annum
(Apprentices aged 19 and over will be paid in line with national minimum wage)

Contract: Four-year training agreement

Work pattern: 39 hours, Monday to Friday

Location: Dumfries and Galloway

Do you want to work with an organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives? Come and join Wheatley Group’s Apprentice programme. We have trade apprenticeships available in renewables.

About the role

Our four-year programme offers our apprentices the opportunity to develop a career they can be proud of. This programme allows you to split time between on-the-job learning with experienced tradespeople while attending college to work towards gaining a recognised trade qualification.

No two days are the same, and you will have the satisfaction of knowing what you do really matters because everyone needs somewhere safe, warm, and affordable to live.

One of our recent Electrical Apprentices, Christianna, shares her experience and why she would encourage females to consider gaining a trade qualification:

“I have just completed my electrical apprenticeship with Wheatley Homes South and have now got a permanent electrician job.

“I felt very supported throughout my apprenticeship, and it was great to work alongside experienced members of the team to gain knowledge and skills first-hand.

“I would encourage females to consider this as a career route as it provides great opportunities for development and, although it felt quite daunting initially as it is a predominantly male environment, I have felt like part of the team since day one.

“I feel proud to be a female within this industry and hope that my journey inspires others to pursue a career within the trade industry.”

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for someone who is keen, enthusiastic and confident. You’ll have good communication skills, be a good listener and enjoy working as part of a team.

You should also be committed to providing excellent customer service and looking to work for an organisation that makes a difference.

The benefits we offer

We offer a sector-leading benefits package. The successful candidate will receive:

  • a rewarding career;
  • excellent leave entitlements;
  • contributions towards dental, optical, driving lessons and more;
  • access to staff inclusion networks promoting an inclusive workplace; and
  • 24/7 access to our employee assistance programme.

For informal enquiries, please contact Area Repairs Manager, Andrew Jones on 07385931350

Closing date: 5pm on 15September 2023

For an application pack and detailed job profile, please click here.

Committed to inclusion

At Wheatley, are always looking to improve diversity within our teams. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and achieve their full potential.

We actively celebrate our individual differences and recognise the collective strength this brings our organisation. It’s important our teams represent the communities we serve, and we welcome applications from any under-represented groups.

We want all our candidates to shine. If you need any reasonable adjustments to help you feel more comfortable during the recruitment process, please contact