Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation

Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician ST0152

Level: Level 3

Duration: 42-48 months

Course Dates: Ongoing

 

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, 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. They are able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.

They may contribute to the design of electrical systems. They are able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.

Electrical safety is an important area of Electricians’ work. On completion of their work the electrical systems must be safe to use. They must adhere to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.

Installation Electricians work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than 1000v) electrical and electronic devices and appliances.

Maintenance Electricians work on the maintenance of electrical and electronic installations including automated production systems. Duties include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and necessary repairs.

Entry Requirements

·        An aptitude for practical work and problem solving

·        A dedicated, cautious and considerate attitude

·        An honest and reliable character

·        Candidates require Level 2 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade 4 or above) or other comparable qualifications

 

Possible Job Roles

Installation Electrician, Maintenance Electrician, Chargehand, Contracts Manager, Quality Assurance.

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