Electrical Installation/Maintenance Level 3

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 3-4 Years
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

NVQ Level 3 Apprenticeship

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Electro-Technical Systems specialises in Electrical Installation for Buildings and Structures.

From being an operative or electrical installer you will become an Installation or Maintenance Electrician.

You will be in a job that allows you to work supervised and as you progress to be able to work on your own and may require you to supervise others of a lower rank.

During the first year an Advanced Apprentice Electrician can expect to assist the electricians on site with tasks relating to the installation of electrical systems and equipment.

In the second year, you will be required to carry out basic tasks under supervision.

In the third and fourth years you will be expected to carry out skilled tasks including installing electrical cables and equipment in domestic, commercial and industrial environments, and the visual inspection and electrical testing of those installations.

The programme involves one day a week attendance at College to gain the knowledge for the Technical Certificate of the qualification.

The remainder of your time will be spent on site gathering evidence towards the NVQ assessment portfolio.

Start Date

Various Start Dates

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

All applicants will be invited for an interview with a Training Officer and you will be asked to take an entrance test to assess your levels of Maths and English.

We also need to check that you do the range of work needed to complete your onsite evidence. Electrical Apprentices are required to have GCSE Grade C or grade 4 or above in Maths, English and ICT.

If you do not have these grades, you may still be accepted onto the programme but we will ask you to take Functional Skills alongside in the subject necessary.

Progression

The Advanced Apprenticeship programme can lead onto specialist short courses, Degree in Electrical Engineering, City & Guilds 730 Teacher’s Certificate and the Level 4 Assessor Award.

Career opportunities include: Site Management; Project Management; Quantity Surveying; Architecture.

Assessment Methods

You will be supported by a Training Officer to record evidence of work you have done in the work place.

We call this portfolio building and it can be done in your workplace or during the day in College.

Course Fees

This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.

Electrical Installation/Maintenance Level 3

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 3-4 Years
Attendance: Part Time
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