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Electrician (Installation or Maintenance)

ELECTRICIAN (INSTALLATION OR MAINTENANCE)

 

APPRENTICESHIP LEVEL: 3

DURATION: 48 months

CAREER PATHWAY: Electrician

 

To download a description summary for the Electrcian (Installation or Maintenance) framework click here.

This apprenticeship framework will be withdrawn in April 2018 and will be replaced by the Electrotechnical Installation Electrician Trailblazer and the Electrotechnical Maintenance Electrician Trailblazer for England only. For apprentices currently on this programme they will continue until completion. This apprenticeship is only available in England and Wales.

 

JOB ROLE/DESCRIPTION

Electricians are responsible for the safe installation and maintenance of all electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic premises.

This is a varied role and includes working on cabling, electrical equipment, lights, fire and security alarms in occupied and unoccupied premises, including new build properties in the construction phase.

An installation electrician concentrates on installing new electrical systems, whereas a maintenance electrician works on the upkeep of existing electrical systems.

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 Level 2 and Level 3 Electrician (Installation or Maintenance) qualification, which includes knowledge tests, practical assignments and production of a portfolio of evidence.

WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?

An apprenticeship is a real job with training, enabling you to earn whilst you learn. You will gain qualifications, which are recognised worldwide as well as a vast range of job-specific skills.
As an apprentice you will:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain skills specific to your job
  • earn a wage and receive holiday pay
  • study towards a qualification either at college or a training centre for at least one day a week.

IS AN APPRENTICESHIP RIGHT FOR YOU?

  • aged 16 and over
  • living in England or Wales
  • not in full-time education - you can apply whilst you are still at school but you will need to have left before starting your apprenticeship
  • you will need to have an employer before you start an apprenticeship. BESA Training will try to help those of you who don’t have an employer placement.

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship. As a qualified Electrician (Installation or Maintenance) you will be able to pursue your career in the Building Services industry.

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