What opportunities will this course give me?
On completion of this course along with an end point assessment, you would be considered a competent person within the electrical industry. Following this course you may wish to progress onto the C&G 2391 inspection and testing and the C&G 2382 PAT testing courses to further develop your skills and knowledge
What will I be learning?
In the classroom you will study all required aspects of electrical installation including:
Health and Safety
Electrical System Design
Inspection and Testing
Fault Finding and Rectification
In the workshop you will study and work with a large variety of materials and electrical accessories to give you a wide knowledge base and to prepare you for the practical assessments and working in an ever changing electrical industry. Practical activities will include:
Health and Safety
Assembling mobile scaffold towers
Cutting, bending, and terminating of cable containments eg. conduit and trunking
Construction of electrical lighting and power circuits
Termination of a variety of cable types
Why is this course for me?
You will learn through a combination of on- and off-the-job training. There are two options of delivery for this course on offer:
• Day release (STEL3); and
• Block release (STEB3)
The day release course is 1 day a week, at college, for 3 years, the 4th year being in the workplace continuing to obtain evidence for the NVQ portfolio.
The block release course is 1 week, at college, every 3 weeks for 2 years, the 3rd year being in the workplace continuing to obtain evidence for the NVQ portfolio.
At college you will undertake on-line and written exams throughout the course to assess your theory knowledge. There are several practical assessments carried out to assess you competence in performing tasks critical for an electrician.
At work you will collect evidence of you carrying out electrical activities which will be put together to produce your portfolio for your NVQ. You will be visited by an NVQ assessor, at your place of work, to observe you working. They will also provide guidance to help you complete the portfolio to the required standards.
For successful completion of this apprenticeship all knowledge, skills and behaviours must be suitably demonstrated during an independent end point assessment (AM2s).
The Apprenticeship has a minimum duration of 42 months but is likely to be delivered over 48 months to allow preparation for the end point assessment .
Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Officer.
What do I need to sign up?
Entry is subject to interview and assessment and you will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you will need to have 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher, including English and maths or have achieved a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification* and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English and maths. *please call Eastleigh College Apprenticeship Services on 023 8091 1226 to discuss.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Typical job roles associated with this apprenticeship include: Installation Electrician or Maintenance Electrician. Apprenticeships are open to candidates of all ages above 16 years.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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Need some further advice?
If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014
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