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Electrotechnical - Installation Electrician

Electrotechnical - Installation Electrician

LEVEL: Installer

DURATION: 48 months

FUNDING BAND: 9 - Maximum £9,000

CAREER PATHWAY: Technician, Supervisor

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To download a description summary for the Electrotechnical - Installation Electrician standard click here.

JOB ROLE/DESCRIPTION

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 and fuses. Installation Electricians must understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade C, and Information Communication Technology at Level 1 or GCSE Grade D. If you do not have these we can organise delivery prior to the apprenticeship commencing.

WHAT WILL THE PROGRAMME ENTAIL?

Apprentices will study towards the Electrotechnical - Installation Electrician qualification, which includes the following knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs):

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • 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

  • Understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.

These will be demonstrated through knowledge tests, practical assignments and submission of a record of work-based activities, followed by an end point assessment. 

WHEN WILL THE ASSESSMENTS TAKE PLACE?

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:

  • It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade C, and Information Communication Technology at Level 1 or GCSE Grade D. If you do not have these we can organise delivery prior to the apprenticeship commencing
  • Any additional certification or qualifications external to the Apprenticeship must be paid for by the employer and will not be covered by any Apprenticeship funding or levy.

WHAT IS THE ASSESSMENT?

The End Point Assessment tests the expertise built up over the period of the apprenticeship. It includes:

  • practical Skills Test to assess the application of skills, knowledge and behaviours under test conditions.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship.

You will have achieved either a:

Pass (TBC)
Merit (TBC)
Distinction (TBC)


As a qualified Electrotechnical - Installation Electrician you will be able to pursue your career in the Building Services industry.

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