Electrical and Plumbing
Electrical and Plumbing
Installation / Maintenance Electrician, Apprenticeship
You will be employed by an electrical contractor and work alongside an experienced tradesperson to develop and practise your new skills. You will attend College for one day a week to learn the technical side of your trade.
This apprenticeship, which includes a Level 3 electrotechnical qualification, will train you to use a range of electrical installation components. You will cover a range of topics, including environmental technologies; the principles of electrical science; fault diagnosis and rectification; inspection, testing and commissioning; and electrical system design. We’ll also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the required level for the industry.
How will I be assessed?
You will complete assignments, produce a portfolio of evidence and take an end-point assessment. This is a robust, timed practical and theory assessment in sections. You will be required to perform a set of common tasks and procedures that a full scope electrical operative might face when working in commercial or industrial premises or dwellings.
What could I do after this course?
This programme could lead to a number of roles in electrical installation. Or you could enhance your skills by applying to join the HNC in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) at University Centre Weston.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths, or a Level 2 qualification. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.
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What our students say
Will Durston , Electrical Installation Apprenticeship
"As part of my course I got the opportunity to compete for the SPARK's Learner of the Year competition - so far I have goth through to the South West final, this will look great on my CV."
Former school: Worle
Studied: Electrical Installation Apprenticeship
What next? After I finish college I would like to undertake the inspecting and testing course so I can add more value to the company I work for and myself. Then I would like to continue to gain more experience with my current company to become more confident, skilled, and independent.