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Water Recycling Treatment Apprentice



8th January 2021

Duration: 2 year programme 

Hours: Full time 

Qualification gained: Level 3 Water Process Technician Apprenticeship (Wastewater: Treatment Technician) 

Fancy working for the UKs largest water company? 
Here at Anglian Water, we’re much more than water and poo! We’re a company with over 5,000 employees and we serve over 6 million customers across the East of England. To continue delivering a high service to those customers, we are looking for the next generation of passionate people ready to launch their career and fulfil their potential.  

What exactly is a Water Recycling Treatment Apprentice? 
A Water Recycling Treatment Apprentice is all about how we treat poo and recycle it so it’s safe to go back into the environment.  

You earn while you learn on this bespoke 2-year scheme. Throughout the first year, you’ll spend one week in four at a specialist training facility located in Peterborough. Here, you’ll meet a group of like-minded apprentices and build your knowledge on wastewater treatment.  

When not attending training, you’ll spend most of your time with a mentor where you’ll be on the job learning and building your knowledge. Day to day, you’ll be able to get involved with our fascinating Water Recycling processes which includes screening, settlement and biological treatment. You will be working on Water Recycling sites across King's Lynn.

Intrigued to find out more? Why not learn more about the Water Recycling treatment process here

What do you need to be an Anglian Water Apprentice? 
In terms of qualifications, you’ll need 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade A*-C or 9-4, including Maths and English. However, beyond your qualifications you’ll also possess:  

  • An enthusiastic nature 
  • A willingness to learn 
  • A passion for hands on work 
  • A commitment to gaining your qualification through a combination of study based and on the job learning 
  • Team spirit  
  • An appreciation of compliance to Health & Safety 

As well as the above, you’ll ideally have a full UK driving license (or be working towards gaining one from your 17th Birthday) along with living approximately 30-40 minutes from the area.  

What’s in it for you?  

  • Fully paid accommodation close to the training centre 
  • Access tools, uniform and PPE  
  • 23 days annual leave – rising with length of service 
  • Competitive pension scheme – Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6% 
  • Personal private health care 

Plus, you’ll  gain a nationally recognised  apprenticeship, valuable practical skills as well as consistent guidance and support from our experienced team. Find out more about this apprenticeship by clicking here.  

Find out more about our Apprenticeship recruitment process by looking at our FAQ section here. We are an in-house recruitment team committed to supporting our candidates through their recruitment journey, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any queries at earlycareers@anglianwater.co.uk

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/01/2021




This job is located in King's Lynn

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