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DURATION: 48 months
FUNDING BAND: £18,000
Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings. 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.
They may contribute to the design of electrical systems. They are able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.
Electrical safety is an important area of Electricians’ work. On completion of their work, the electrical systems must be safe to use. They must adhere to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.
Installation Electricians work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than 1000v) electrical and electronic devices and appliances.
Maintenance Electricians work on the maintenance of electrical and electronic installations including automated production systems. Duties include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and necessary repairs.
It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade 4-9 (C or above). If you do not have these, they can be organised prior to the apprenticeship commencing.
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.
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:
Installation Electricians must:
Maintenance Electricians must:
In all of these activities, Electricians must understand and apply health and safety and environmental regulations, guidance notes and relevant codes of practice; and the requirements of the current edition of the Wiring Regulations.
Electricians will be expected to:
The employer, advised by the training provider, will decide when the apprentice has demonstrated the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours during the on-programme learning and confirm they are ready to access the End Point Assessment.
The apprentice will also need to have achieved:
Once all training that makes up the apprenticeship qualification has been completed apprentices are able to apply to take the synoptic end-point assessment - AM2.
You will have achieved either a:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON APPRENTICESHIPS OR ADVICE ON HOW TO FIND A TRAINING PROVIDER, PLEASE CONTACT THE BESA ACADEMY SKILLS ADVISORY SERVICE ON THE DETAILS BELOW:
PHONE: 0800 917 8419 - OPTION 3
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