York College

Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades.

Tasks

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades workers
  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet productivity requirements
  • Liaises with managers and other departments and contractors to resolve operational problems
  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet productivity requirements
  • Reports as required to managerial staff on departmental activities.

Entry Requirements

Academic qualifications may not be required, though some GCSEs/S grades or an equivalent qualification may be an advantage. NVQs/SVQs are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3. Apprenticeships combining practical work experience and technical training would be required together with significant, relevant work experience.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £31,000 per annum and can progress up to £42,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 4,722 employed Skilled Metal, Electrical & Electronic Trades Supervisors in the region.

Destinations of Engineering Completers July 2018

54% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

6% of students went on to other Higher Education

8% of students went on to employment

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