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|Introduction||This new standard is for employees with a job role relating to electrical installation and/or maintenance and will cover knowledge to support electricians to be safe within their working role, who will install, maintain or repair electric systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments.
On completion of this standard the electrician will have the knowledge to be competent for their job role and be able to work in a safe manner on safe systems whilst adhering to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.
Knowledge of electrical equipment and systems including distribution boards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting and metering equipment as well as fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies will be covered. In time the candidate will be able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in an efficient and economical manner.
|Study Outline||Apprentices will use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply their technical and practical skills. They will contribute to the design, development, manufacture, construction, commissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes, systems or services applying health and safety and environmental regulations. Some of the skills and knowledge include: Practices and legislation for the termination and connection of conductors, cables and cords in electrical systems
Practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
The principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
|Entry Requirements||You will need at least four GCSEs grade A-C including English, maths and science or you may have achieved level 2 electrical installation qualification.
If youre interested in becoming an Apprentice, you will need to be employed or find an employer who is recruiting an Apprentice.
If you are an employer and wish to take on an Apprentice please contact our Business Development Representative firstname.lastname@example.org
See the Apprenticeships section of our website to discover more and find out about our vacancies service and how we are able to support recruitment.
|Equipment||Overalls, safety boots, pen, calculator and memory stick (USB). For safety reasons, if you require access to the workshops you will need to wear the required PPE items to operate safely.
Failure to bring in equipment may result in you being sent back to your employer
|Attendance||Generally over a 3 year period 1 day release at college.
This will be discussed and agreed with your employer. Length of time on this programme could be altered depending on the prior attainment of the candidate
Functional skills may also be factored in on a day release basis if required, on occasions this may have to be delivered on a different day of the week, this will be discussed and agreed with the employer with maximum notice given.
|Assessment||Assessments of this standard will be via assignments for the technical certificate, workplace observations, building a portfolio of work related evidence and online tests. There is also an externally assessed practical test to be achieved. (AM2 - End Point Assessment) |
|Progression||Management related qualifications such as HNC.
|Qualification||Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Standard
Level 3 Electrotechincal qualification (technical certificate)
Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|