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Unlock advanced skills in our electrical installation workshops using industry standard tools and equipment.
This technical electrician qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and practical skills needed for working in the electrotechnical industry.
On completion of the apprenticeship, you will be recognised by the industry as competent as an installation or maintenance electrician.
Your tutors have vast industry experience and will support you to ensure you gain the hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge employers are looking for, and you need to become an electrician.
You will hold GCSE maths, English and science at grade 4 or above, or a relevant Level 2 qualification.
If you are 19 years old+ you may be able to access the course with two years of industry experience.
What are the next steps?
You will be invited to attend an interview. Please bring evidence of relevant qualifications.
This apprenticeship programme is perfect if you wish to work as an electrician in the building services industry.
It has been designed to provide you with a high level of skill, and the ability to progress through further learning or secure a job in the industry.
- Planning and overseeing electrical work activities
- Principles of electrical science
- Electrical design and installation practices and procedures
- Principles of inspection, testing and commissioning electrical systems
- Inspecting, testing and commissioning electrical systems
- Electrical system fault diagnosis and rectification
- Requirements for electrical installations.
Teaching and Assessment
Your tutors have vast industry experience to help you gain the theoretical knowledge to succeed.
You will complete the following: [[[Exams ~ Assignments ~ 18th Edition ~ AM2S End Point Assessment (EPA).]]
In addition, you will be required to complete various mandatory tasks with involvement from your employer.
End Point Assessment
The final assessment for the qualification is an End Point Assessment (EPA) which must be passed to achieve the full qualification.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest Engineering institutions with over 167,000 members in 127 countries.
As the leading institution within the Electrotechnical sector, the IET supports this qualification for young people to progress into the Electrotechnical industry.
The IET has worked with City & Guilds as part of its development process to scope out the qualification.
The IET is satisfied that the content meets both the Institution’s needs as a leading professional body in this sector and those of the people taking it who are preparing for a career within the industry.
You could progress to study HNC Electrical/Electronic engineering at New College Durham.