Installation Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Who is it for?

For those looking to start a career in the installation, testing and commissioning of low voltage (less than 100v) electrical and electronic devices and appliances. Your work will typically involve the installation of electrical equipment such as switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting and metering equipment.

Course Details

  • Duration: 42 Months
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Objectives

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Electrotechnical (Installation) 
  • English Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

Arrangements

  • Programme Induction
  • Block and/or day release training
  • Training in the workplace
  • Formative assessment throughout the programme
  • Regular progress reviews
  • End point assessment

Off-the-job Training

  • Within this apprenticeship, there is an expectation that 20% of the teaching, learning and development will be undertaken through off-the-job training. 

Course Overview

Throughout the programme the apprentice will gain the following skills and knowledge:

  • Comply with industry health, safety and environmental working practices and regulations
  • Understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the termination and connection of conductors, cables and cords in electrical systems
  • Understand and apply safe practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment Communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate engineering process has been completed to specification
  • Understand and apply the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems
  • Oversee and organise the work environment.

 

In addition, they will demonstrate the following behaviours in the workplace:

  • Health & Safety                                                
  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision
  • Accept responsibility                            
  • Communication technical and other information
  • Work effectively with others                
  • Work in a way that contributes to sustainable development
  • Exercise ethical responsibility                
  • Maintain and enhance competence in own area                                    

Assessment
  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Oral Examination
  • Professional Interview (Viva)

Course Dates

Flexible to suit


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