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Installation and Maintenance Electrician Level 3 Standard


Approx. duration: 48 months

Start Date: September and January

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus

Entry requirements:

  • Individual employers will set their selection criteria for applicants
  • Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a                 week and have a contract of employment
  • Entry onto the Apprenticeship is subject to a thorough skills scan             assessment to clarify course suitability
  • Entry onto the Apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSEs including                   Maths and English 9-3/A-E or Functional Skills Level 1. Apprentices           must achieve Functional Skills Level 2 in English and/or Maths if               they have a GCSE grade below a Grade 4 or C

On programme learning: 

  • Installation Electrician and Maintenance Electrician Standard
  • Electrotechnical Level 3
  • English and Maths (if required) Level 2

End-point assessment:

Delivered by NET


Installation Electrician/Self-employed/Higher level Apprenticeship and Management. By the end of the Apprenticeship you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council.

Course Summary: 

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer.

An Electricians role is to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and residential environments. These could include working on:

  • Switchboards
  • Motors
  • Cables
  • Fuses
  • Thermal Relays
  • Protective devices
  • Heating and lighting

They will use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply technical and practical skills. This will involve carrying out work in both indoor and outdoor settings. They may contribute to the design of electrical systems, setting out jobs from drawings and specifications and the necessary installation materials.

Institute for Apprenticeships