This 4-year apprenticeship course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical capabilities to become a qualified electrician. As a qualified electrician you will install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments including automated production systems.
Electricians carry out installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than 1000 volts) electrical and electronic devices and appliances. Electricians 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.
You will be required to complete a work-based evidence portfolio in addition to attending college one day per week. You will complete mandatory weekly 20% off the job time logging on your portfolio. This is the recording of all new learning undertaken within contracted working hours. You will also be required to access and complete Level 2 Maths & English modules throughout the duration of this course.