Installation Electrician / Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3)

Installation Electrician / Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3)

Venue: The Engineering Centre, Danepark Road, Hull, HU6 9DX
Duration: 42 months (plus 6 months for the end point assessment)

Why this apprenticeship?

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings. Electrical equipment and systems may include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies. You should be able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.

You may contribute to the design of electrical systems. You will be able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.

Electrical safety is an important area of Electricians’ work. On completion of your work the electrical systems must be safe to use. You must adhere to safe working practices without endangering yourself or others.

Installation Electricians work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than 1000v) electrical and electronic devices and appliances.

Maintenance Electricians work on the maintenance of electrical and electronic installations including automated production systems. Duties include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and necessary repairs.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 or over and should have:

  • GCSE 4 and above in maths & English (or Functional Skills Level 2)

Course Content

To complete this qualification you will be required to complete the following elements and successfully pass the end-point assessment:

  • GCSE 4 and above in maths & English (or Functional Skills Level 2)
  • Employers Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (Creative Thinking, Independent Enquiry, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self-management, Effective Participation)
  • Level 3 Diploma (Knowledge)

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?

On completion, you will gain:

Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Level 3

What can I do after this apprenticeship?

This qualification will make you a qualified Electrical Engineer.

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