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Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Learn the hands-on skills need­ed to install, main­tain and repair elec­tri­cal sys­tems in indus­tri­al, com­mer­cial and domes­tic envi­ron­ments includ­ing: switch­boards, motors, cables, fus­es, ther­mal relays, fault cur­rent pro­tec­tion switch­es, heat­ing, light­ing, air con­di­tion­ing and meter­ing equip­ment, crime and fire alarm sys­tems and renew­able ener­gy. You may also con­tribute to the design of elec­tri­cal sys­tems. You will be able to set out jobs from draw­ings and spec­i­fi­ca­tions, order the nec­es­sary instal­la­tion mate­ri­als and under­stand elec­tri­cal safety.


What Does The Pro­gramme Include

You will be employed as an appren­tice for at least 30 hours a week. You will have a work­place men­tor or super­vi­sor who will be respon­si­ble for your train­ing and wel­fare at work. You will end col­lege one day a week. An asses­sor will vis­it you in the work­place to assess your progress against stan­dards and set SMART objectives.

Entry Require­ments

Indi­vid­ual employ­ers set their own entry require­ments. How­ev­er, you will require GCSEs Eng­lish and maths at grades 4/C or above.

Appli­cants will also need to pass an indus­try apti­tude test and a prac­ti­cal skills test.

Our appren­tice­ship team can be con­tact­ed at apprenticeship.​admin@​peterborough.​ac.​uk or 01780 484390 should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

As a ful­ly com­pe­tent Instal­la­tion Elec­tri­cian or Main­te­nance Elec­tri­cian, you will meet the require­ments need­ed to reg­is­ter on a Com­pe­tent Per­son Scheme (CPS).


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Study­ing Elec­tro tech­ni­cal stud­ies in the state-f-the-art envi­ron­ment means I can gain a career as an elec­tri­cian in a lot less time!

Zak Lee



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