Electrical Installations Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Electrical Installations

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Your Framework:

  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation(QCF)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Maths
  • English
  • ICT
  • Personal Thinking and Learning Skills

Entry Requirements:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be in paid employment for a minimum of 30 hours a week in an electrical installation/maintenance environment
  • GCSE grade A-D in a communication subject, maths and either a science or technical-based subject.
  • Have satisfactorily completed a colour vision test.
  • Initial Skills assessment (completed at College)

Start Date: On-going  Attendance: Part-Time  Duration: Up to 48 months

Framework Highlights

Apprenticeships offer you the opportunity to earn while you learn, while you also have use of our fully equipped, modern workshops and purpose built inspection and test facilities. You will train in the workplace and gain practical skills as well as a nationally recognised qualification.

Framework Overview

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes which are designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. The Apprentice is equipped with theoretical knowledge combined with practical hands-on experience which leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

Next Steps

Progress in their career with further training into job roles such as Technician, System Designer, Estimator, Project/Contracts Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer or Commercial Manager


There are no costs to the Apprentice aged between 16 and 18 to complete an Apprenticeship.

The training for Apprentices that are aged between 16 and 18 is fully funded; for Apprentices that are aged 19+ at the start of the course, a one-off training contribution fee is required from their employer (who may be eligible for a grant).

For Apprentices aged 24 and over and enrol upon an Advanced (level 3) Apprenticeship the employer will be charged a fee.

Additional Costs

Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, tool kit, and the following textbooks IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (BS7671), On Site Guide, Optional reference books from Doughton M & Hooper J are recommended I.E. Principles of Design, Installation & Maintenance (Doughton M & Hooper J) and Organising & Managing the Work Environment (Doughton M & Hooper J)

How Do I Apply

To complete an Apprenticeship, the Apprentice must be employed. To view and apply for the College’s live Apprenticeship vacancies please visit the national apprenticeship website: www.apprenticeships.org.uk, or alternatively if you are an employer wishing to employ an Apprentice please get in contact with us on 01473 382464 or email apprenticeships@suffolk.ac.uk