Installation / Maintenance Electrician (L3) Apprenticeship Standard

Installation / Maintenance Electrician (L3) Apprenticeship Standard

Course Information

Level: 3
Start Date: Various
Typical Duration: 4 Year(s)
Attendance: 4 Year(s)
Type: Part Time, Apprenticeship
Code: CE4AS3E
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This qualification forms part of an industry recognised apprenticeship standard for Electrical Apprentices. You will learn the skills and knowledge needed by an electrician (installation or maintenance) to demonstrate occupational competence and you must also complete the AM2 end point assessment.
 

About the Programme

This qualification forms part of an industry recognised apprenticeship standard for Electrical Apprentices. You will learn the skills and knowledge needed by an electrician (installation or maintenance) to demonstrate occupational competence and you must also complete the AM2 end point assessment.



This qualification comprises of knowledge and performance units which between them cover: health, safety and environmental considerations, organising and overseeing, terminating and connecting, inspection, testing and commissioning, fault diagnosis and rectification, electrical scientific principles, BS 7671 regulations, electrical design and electrical maintenance.

It requires occupational evidence from the workplace, installation and maintenance electricians will undertake the same knowledge units.

Progression

This qualification relates to:
• EAL Level 3 Award In the Initial verification and Certification of Electrical Installations 600/4337/4
• EAL Level 3 Award In the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations 600/4338/6
• EAL Level 3 Award In the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) 600/4340/4
• EAL Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
• EAL Qualifications in environmental technology systems
• AM2 - To demonstrate occupational competence the learner must also undertake this end point assessment
• A successful career in the electrotechnical sector and other further/higher level study.

Entry Requirements

GCSE grade 4 in English and maths.

End Point Assessment

Written assessments are set by the Awarding Organisation and marked by members of the delivery team. There are also externally marked end of unit exams for all units. Centre marked assessments involve collecting and evaluating evidence that demonstrates achievement of the learning outcome/criteria.

Performance units are evidenced from the real working environment and must be naturally occurring, assessed on a minimum of two occasions and can be generated by

• Direct observation of performance in the workplace by a qualified assessor
• Candidate reflective account of performance and work plans / work based products e.g. risk assessment documentation, method statements, diagrams, drawings, specifications, customer testimony, authorised and authenticated photographs/images and audio visual records of work completed together with candidate questioning
• Evidence from prior achievements that demonstrably match the requirements of the Performance Unit
• Witness testimony only Apprentices must be adequately supervised in the workplace in accordance with relevant legislation. This is particularly important when working toward the performance units when working at heights, inspecting and testing; and diagnosing faults.

How to Apply

To study an apprenticeship, you must secure or already be in a suitable an apprenticeship job role with an employer.

Need to find an apprenticeship job?

You can do this through undertaking a job search and applying and interviewing for available roles. In order for us to help you secure your apprenticeship, let us know you are actively looking for an apprenticeship by registering your interest and signing up to our apprenticeship job alerts at www.camre.ac.uk/job-alerts.

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership schools should register their interest through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16.

Securing an apprenticeship position can be challenging, therefore we advise all aspiring apprentices, who are leaving school, to apply for a full-time course in the same subject. Having a Plan B ensures you can continue with your education in September and build the practical knowledge and confidence you need to progress onto an apprenticeship when one becomes available.

To find out more about how the apprenticeship application process works, please visit www.camre.ac.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-secure-an-apprenticeship/.

Already have a job and an employer?

Register your interest in the programme, and contact our Apprenticeship Team at and 01223 418778, and we will work with you and your employer to start the apprenticeship enrolment process.

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