The course is aimed at people who have an aptitude for practically based subjects and/or are practically orientated, who wish to pursue a course in Electrical Installation. Practical work you will learn: Metalwork fabrication for electrical enclosures, installation of different cable types, testing/inspecting methods and fault diagnosis & rectification. Theoretical work you will cover: 18th Edition regulations, electrical principles, test/inspect forms, fault diagnosis & rectification, building regulations relating to electrical installation.
Methods of assessment include on-line testing, practical and written examinations, written assignments, portfolio based project work and workplace assessments. The end point assessment to complete the apprenticeship will be the three day AM2 exam.
The course is assessed using formative assessment in the form of a logbook, portfolio of evidence and a research assignment. Once the record of achievement is completed an end assessment comprising of multiple choice or short answer questions, practical tasks and an interview is required.
5 GCSEs at grade 4/grade C or above which must include maths and English, or a relevant level 2 qualification which has prepared you for the level 3, or equivalent work-based experience may be considered.
You will be interviewed and assessed for your potential, commitment and motivation to achieve the apprenticeship, based upon the range and level of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace. You may also need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards level 2 maths and level 2 English, or higher.
At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years and not be on any other government funded training programme.