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Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering (Intermediate)

This work based course develops the skills and knowledge needed for a wide range of careers working in the engineering industry.
Course description: 

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective employee within the Engineering sector.  All training on this course is delivered in the workplace or at college, on a day release basis.  You will gain a basic all-round grounding in electrical engineering operations and techniques.

This qualification offers the unique opportunity to earn and learn in this sector.  Real work experience, which is personalised to each student’s aspirations and interests, is integrated into the programme.

This Apprenticeship is built up of a framework consisting of:
• City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
• City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering
• City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
• City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Functional Skills English

Entry requirements: 

Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years. Applicants need to be; legally permitted to work in the EU, employed in a relevant job role and not taking part in full-time education. Applicants will need a minimum of grade D in Math and English GCSE, although they should ideally hold a grade C.



Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. For further information, please see: https://www.gov.uk/take-on-an-apprentice


Training and assessments are delivered at both the college and the workplace with learners being required to spend 1 day a week on campus. Assessment is via a variety of methods, including case studies, assignments, practical assessments, projects and exams.

Career progression: 

On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will be competent to work as an electrical engineer.


To discuss Apprenticeship costs, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01603 773365 or employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk

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Approximately 24 months