|Level||Electrotechnical - Level 3|
|Qualifications||City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Installation Qualification (5357-03)|
|Entry Requirements||Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on English and maths will take place prior to commencement of apprenticeship|
Once qualified your electrical apprentice will be able to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. An apprentice 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. Your apprentice will be able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner. They may also contribute to the design of electrical systems. They will be 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.
As well as the defined skills needed for each of these specific routes, the on-programme covers a wide variety of installation and maintenance tasks including:
Bury College apprenticeships are work based training programmes which are carried out in the workplace. 20% of your apprentice’s time will be dedicated to off the job training which equates to one and a half hours a day or one full day a week. Off the job activities can include:
Functional Skills are a vital part of an apprenticeship. Functional Skills provides the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. These are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level your employee will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications they have achieved, the results of an assessment prior to their apprenticeship and the requirements of the apprenticeship they are completing.
If your employee has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths they must study for and take the tests for Level 2 English and maths and achieve Level 1 English and maths for the Level 2 Apprenticeship.
As well as college attendance, a Bury College assessor will visit your employee on a regular basis and support them with developing their electronic portfolio which is used as evidence for their end point assessment. During these meetings observations, question and answer sessions and reviews will take place.