Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people aged 16 or above looking for on the job training and the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
An Installation Electrician apprenticeship can cover a wide range of jobs. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. This requires competance in determining and resolving any faults which they may encouter in various electrical systems.
To gain the full apprenticeship standard you will need to complete the following qulaifications/End Point Assessment:
Apprentices will be coached/mentored on their skills, knowledge and behaviours which include:
Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, trainability tests, or other criteria. Most candidates will have English and maths at Level 2 (minimum) at GCSE grade 4 or above.
All applicants applying for an apprenticeship will be required to complete a skill scan and undertake initial assessment before the start date.
The apprentice will attend day release at college one day a week over the duration of the course.
Apprentices will need to complete 'workplace log books' with the support of a coach/mentor in the workplace. assessment targets will be set to ensure timely completion of the apprenticeship. In addition to the assessment 20% 'off-the-job' training is incorporated throughout the apprenticeship and is planned and agreed with the employer, provider and apprentice.
In agreement with the employer, provider and apprentice and providing that all qualifications and assessments are completed, the apprentice will undergo an End Point Assessment. This is a synoptic assessment of the skills, knowledge and behaviours that have developed and supported throughout the apprenticeship.
By the end of the apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council and will be able to work unsupervised as an electrician
Salary once qualified and with some experience circa: £25,000.