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Electrical Installation

This Apprenticeship is ideal for anyone who is wanting to be an Electrician.
Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial, and domestic environments.
Level
3
Location
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

Electrical equipment and systems may include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning, and metering equipment as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies. They are able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.

Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings.

Typical job roles include:

Typical job titles:

  • Installation Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Electrician

When does the course start?

We offer various start dates, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

Knowledge and Skills

Electricians will use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply their technical and practical skills. They will contribute to the design, development, manufacture, construction, commissioning, operation, or maintenance of products, equipment, processes, systems, or services. Electricians must:

  • Understand and apply the principles, practices, and legislation for the termination and connection of conductors, cables, and cords in electrical systems
  • Understand and apply the practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures, and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices, and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning, and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures, and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures, and the environment
  • Understand and apply the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation, and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems
  • Oversee and organise the work environment

Behaviours

Electricians will be expected to:

  • Work reliably and effectively without close supervision
  • Accept responsibility for the work of themselves and others
  • Accept allocate and supervise technical and other tasks
  • Use oral, written, and electronic methods for the communication of technical and other information
  • Work effectively with colleagues, other trades, clients, suppliers, and the public
  • Undertake work in a way that contributes to sustainable development
  • Maintain and enhance competence in own area
  • Exercise responsibilities in an ethical manner.

 

When will I attend?

Attendance is required 1 day per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification, (Installation) or (Maintenance).

What are the entry requirements?

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade 4/C or above or level 2 equivalent including maths and English.

If you do not hold the recommended English and maths qualifications then, you will need to achieve these prior to taking the end-point assessment.

How much does the course cost?

There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.