Installation/Maintenance Electrician, Advanced Apprenticeship | Weston College

Installation/Maintenance Electrician, Advanced Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

This apprenticeship will develop your electrical installation skills in the workplace while you earn a wage. You'll be employed by an electrical contractor and work alongside an experienced tradesperson to further develop and practice 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’ll 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’ll be assessed through practical skills tests and workplace observations. You will also complete assignments, produce a portfolio of evidence and take an end point assessment.

What options do I have after successfully completing?

This course could lead to a number of roles in electrical installation. Or, you could enhance your skills with a Foundation Degree in Construction Engineering or further specialist qualifications.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C and above or a Level 2 course. You’ll also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
3 Years
Course code AVPIEPF1SA

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What Our Students Say

Brandon Harvey, Plumbing


Brandon Harvey

“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”

Former school: Priory Community School

Course: Plumbing

What next? Progress on to Level 3.

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