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Electrical Installation / Maintenance Apprenticeship

Summary: 
This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective Installation Electrician or Maintenance Electrician.
Course description: 

It is recommended for employees who work within an electrical role and who want to further their career and gain a qualification through a flexible combination of training and assessment in the workplace.

Advanced Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. The Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrotechnical Level 3 is built up of a standard consisting of:

  • City and Guilds (5357) Level 3 Electrotechnical (Installation or Maintenance) qualification
  • AM2
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills English

By the end of the Apprenticeship the apprentice will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council.

Course Content:
To complete the course apprentices need to achieve the following units:

  • Unit 101/001 Understand Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations 
  • Unit 102 Apply Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations
  • Unit 103/003 Electrical Scientific Principles and Technologies
  • Unit 104/004 Understand Design and Installation Practices and Procedures
  • Unit 105/005 Understand How to Plan and Oversee Electrical Work Activities
  • Unit 106 Organise and Oversee the Electrical Work Environment
  • Unit 107 Understand Terminations and Connections of Conductors
  • Unit 108 Terminate and Connect Conductors
  • Unit 112/012 Understand Inspection, Testing and Commissioning
  • Unit 113 Inspect, Test and Commission Electrical Systems
  • Unit 114/014 Understand Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
  • Unit 115 Apply Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
  • Unit 016 Understand the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: 2008 (2015)

The apprentice will also complete one of the optional units:

  • Unit 109 Apply Design and Installation Practices and Procedures
  • Unit 110 Apply Practices and Procedures for Maintenance

Behaviours
By the end of the Apprenticeship, apprentices will be expected to be able to:

  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision
  • Accept responsibility for the work of themselves and others
  • Accept allocate and supervise technical and other tasks
  • Use oral, written and electronic methods for the communication of technical and other information
  • Work effectively with colleagues, other trades, clients, suppliers and the public
  • Undertake work in a way that contributes to sustainable development
  • Maintain and enhance competence in own area
  • Exercise responsibilities in an ethical manner.
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.  Entry requirements for the course are a C or above in Maths and English GCSE's.

Applicants should either have an employer who has agreed to support them, or be seeking an Apprenticeship position through our vacancies list. Once you have secured a position with an employer your training can begin.  If you have an employer who is interested in supporting you in completing an Apprenticeship, please contact our Employer Partnerships Team on Freephone: 0800 328 3616 or email employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk

Objective: 

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. For further information, please see: www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Assessment: 

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

Career progression: 

Career or academic progression may include continuation, development or promotion at work or within this sector and progression into higher education.

Costs: 

Contact our Employer Partnerships Team on Freephone: 0800 328 3616 or email employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk

This is a Level 3 course:
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Course: Apprenticeships
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E0159

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Duration: 
4 years