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Installation Electrician Apprenticeship

Level 3 - Advanced

Installation Electrician Apprenticeship

Fix your career! If you are good with your hands this might be the career for you.  Most electrical jobs offer excellent job security, as there's typically high demand for electricians and other related professions.

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial, and domestic environment and work in indoor and outdoor settings.  On our apprenticeship programme you will be able to learn skills in our real-life workshops and put them to good use in the work-place setting.

Electrical safety is an important area of an Electricians' work and as part of this programme, you will learn all about the relevant health and safety regulations and how to work safely so that you are able to work on your own proficiently without immediate supervision. On completion of an application for this apprenticeship, you will be invited to attend an interview at college to determine your suitability for the apprenticeship programme and should you be successful at this stage, will be offered a place on one of our full time programmes.

Following the satisfactory completion of the full time programme mandatory Health and Safety units you will be transferred onto our apprenticeship referral programme, where our Business Development Team will support you in securing an apprenticeship with one of our employers.

Please note: This is not a job interview. Our employers recruit apprentices from within our full time construction programmes only.

If you are looking to apply for an apprenticeship and are available to start immediately, please follow this link where you will find our current apprenticeship vacancies.

If you are currently in full time education studying towards qualifications and looking to apply for an apprenticeship next academic year, please apply via the button below.

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James Watt College




James Watt College



* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: Weeks

Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, trainability tests, or other criteria however, for entry onto this apprenticeship, applicants must have GCSE’s in English and maths at grade C/4 and above.

Delivery carried out in the classroom and workshop over a 4 year period on a day release from work. Assessment will be carried out primarily in the workplace to assess and measure competence at a range of tasks. This will be completed in the final fourth year of the apprenticeship along with the end point assessment which will be carried out as an AM2s test.  You will be required to achieve the Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification.

By the end of the apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council.  On completion you could look to continue on with design courses, HNC  in Electrical Engineering, or full time employment in the sector.