Electrotechnical Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 (in centre learner)

SKU: GEN2/A/018

Course Aim:

This apprenticeship is ideal for candidates looking to start or develop their electrotechnical career. The electrotechnical apprenticeship covers the installation, maintenance and repair of electrotechnical equipment – from installing electrical systems inside a new building to maintaining machinery on a production line.


Student Pre-Requisites:

Pre-requisites would typically be GCSE Grades A-C in maths, English or new grading equivalent. New apprentices also have to successfully pass the Gen2 aptitude testing.

 

Course Duration:

This apprenticeship is a 42 month programme.

 

Location and delivery model:

Training for this apprenticeship will take place at a Gen2 centre based in West Cumbria, Carlisle and Furness.

 

The programme delivered through Gen2 will consist of:

First year - Apprentices would typically learn for four days a week in one of our Skills Centres with one day per week for their Technical Certificate.

Second year onwards - Apprentices are placed with the employer and study their Technical Certificate with Gen2 one day per week. The students are visited by Gen2 staff every six weeks to assess their competence and monitor progress.

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship is awarded on successful completion of the End Point Assessment.

 Programme Components:

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.

 

Delivery Plan and Commitment:

The qualification requires 20% of time from the student’s normal working week to be committed to the qualification for the duration of the programme. This time must be away from normal work duties.

 

Qualification Gained:

On successful completion of this apprenticeship learners will achieve:

  • Level 3 Electrotechnical qualification (installation) or (maintenance)
  • Min Level 2 English and maths

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