Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship (Standard)

Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship (Standard)

Duration: 42 months (plus 6 months for the end point assessment)
Qualification: As outlined
Start Date: Continual enrolment
Entry requirements: As outlined

Why this apprenticeship?

The electrical industry offers lots of choice. Working in homes or industry, maintaining or installing and commissioning electrical equipment, internet data cabling, security systems and much more!

This apprenticeship will enable the learner to identify the principles applied to, and the processes involved in the production of electrical energy, its application to everyday electrical devices, systems and apparatus.

Pathway route are available in either Electrical Installation & Commissioning or Electrical Maintenance.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16 or over and should have:

• GCSE Maths and English at grade 4 and above, or
• Functional Skills Maths and English Level 2
• The ability to follow instructions and diagrams
• The ability to work accurately and a good eye for detail
• Good communication and problem solving abilities
• The ability to work on your own initiative, but also be a good team worker
• Good IT skills and enjoy working on computers

Course content

Our experienced tutors are here to support you all the way and by the end of your apprenticeship you will be able to:

  • Understand Health, Safety & Environmental Considerations
  • Understand How to Plan and Oversee Electrical Work Activities
  • Understand Design & Installation Practices & Procedures
  • Understand Terminations & Connections of Conductors
  • Understand Inspection, Testing & Commissioning
  • Understand Fault Diagnosis & Rectification
  • Electrical Scientific Principles & Technologies
  • Understand the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS7671:2018

What qualifications will I achieve?

EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology (QCF)

Plus either –
Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance
Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Installation and Commissioning

What next?

Here you will find some potential career pathways once you complete your apprenticeship with us.

Electronics Maintenance Technician

Carry out planned and emergency fault diagnosis and maintenance, test and repair electronic equipment and circuits/ communications equipment/ instrumentation and control equipment, service medical equipment and carry out quality inspections

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Carry out planned and emergency fault diagnosis, maintenance and testing on electrical equipment and circuits, modifying or rewiring electrical circuits, assisting in the installation of electrical/ electronic equipment and carry out quality inspections

Installation and Commissioning Technician

Installation and commissioning of electrical engineering equipment and systems covering electrical, electronic and data cabling systems.

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