Electrical Installation Level 3 Apprenticeship

18055W1/P | Pagefield Centre, Wigan

Is this course for me?

Employed as an Advanced Apprentice is a way for you to acquire the skills to become a fully qualified electrician. It provides the opportunity to gain the qualifications and experience you will need for jobs of the future. Apprenticeships also offer quality training to industry standards since they are designed by employers for employers, so you can be sure of getting the skills the industry require.

What will I study?

You will receive training at work whilst attending College on a day release basis, which will give you the opportunity to do real work developing workbased skills whilst helping you to progress in your chosen career. Some of the things you will learn relating to electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment include a knowledge and practical application of: health & safety legislation, environmental legislation and technology, organising the work environment, preparation and installation of wiring, inspection, testing, commissioning and certification and diagnosing and correcting faults. You will also study electrical principles associated with design installation and maintenance throughout the course.

How long is the course?

The course usually takes three to four years, dependant upon the industrial experience you gain during your apprenticeship. Years 1, 2 and 3 one day a week in college. Year 4 practical assessment in the work place and/or college working on onsite diary ev

How will I be assessed?

You are assessed by written, online and practical assessments, site experience is by observation and completion of a site diary. Towards the end of your apprenticeship there is a 3 day external AM2 assessment.

What qualifications do I need?

Ideally you will be educated to GCSE grades A* -C in Maths, English and Science or equivalent. Entry is also subject to an initial assessment carried out at College.

What can I progress onto?

Progression onto a higher level QCF Electrical training course including management.

Other Information

If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/Apprenticeship-Vacancies

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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