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Apprenticeship training course

Installation electrician and maintenance electrician (level 3)

Install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments.

Qualification level
3
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
42 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
£18,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Electrician
  • Installation Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the termination and connection of conductors, cables and cords in electrical systems
  • Understand and apply the practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Understand and apply the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems
  • Oversee and organise the work environment.
  • Understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.
  • Understand and apply the practices and procedures for planning and preparing to maintain electrotechnical systems and equipment.
  • Understand and apply health and safety and environmental regulations, guidance notes and relevant codes of practice; and the requirements of the current edition of the Wiring Regulations.

Full information on Installation electrician and maintenance electrician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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