Highway Lighting Apprentice


Apprentice – Highway Lighting Installation and Maintenance

When you join CU Lighting as an apprentice on our four-year Highway Lighting Installation and Maintenance scheme, you can look forward to a bright future. You’ll finish the apprenticeship with qualifications in highway electrical systems as well as a level 3 NVQ in highway lighting – with the aim to continue in a permanent role with us thereafter. This is a real path to a long and valuable career for people with the right qualities.

Richmond, North Yorks (1 position) - Ware, Herts (1 position)

As an Apprentice – Highway Lighting Installation and Maintenance, I want to gain valuable skills and experience.

You’ll do that by working from your local depot. You’ll spend most of your time out and about, learning about all technical aspects of high mast lighting and general highway lighting. You will also attend college to gain your formal qualifications and training courses will be provided to learn the required industry/trade skills such as lifting operations and electrical work. Learning from experienced professionals and mentors you’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of both high mast and general highway lighting.


A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A-C / 9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths, English, and Science.

An interest in Electrical engineering as shown by your relevant work placements, hobbies, or projects.

What Next?

If this is just the kind of role you’ve been looking for, the next step is to submit your online application.

If your application is successful, the next step will be an online test.

If you pass the online test the next step would be face-to-face assessments which will consist of two practical tests and a competency-based interview.

Any additional information

  • You will be required to work away from home on a regular basis
  • Additional travel will be to training venues and college placements as and when required.
  • If you are offered one of our apprenticeships, then your start date will be the end of September 2022.
  • Starting salary will be £13,500 pa
  • Due to the nature of this role a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check may be required.

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