Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship





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About the course

Electricians are always in demand in today's construction industry. You can work in a wide variety of environments, from wiring houses to designing, testing and inspecting electrical installations in large industrial complexes. Electricians are well-respected and can expect to earn a decent wage, with good career prospects. Once you have completed your Advanced Apprenticeship you can register with the Joint Industrial Board (JIB), which will allow you to work on most construction sites.

When undertaking an Advanced Apprenticeship, you will study a mixture of both work-based learning and training at college. You will earn a wage whilst learning a trade.

This course will teach you the knowledge and practical skills to become a trained Electrician. The duration of our Electrical Installation apprenticeship lasts for a minimum of four years.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements you must have:  

  • 3 GCSEs grade 4 or above, including Maths and English Language.
  • To be employed or to have an offer of employment with an appropriate employer
  • Have a strong commitment to working with your employer and college assessor.
  • A good record of attendance at school or college
  • Demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a guarantee to succeed and prepare effectively for employment

Desirable Requirements

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • To be able to take responsibility for your own development and behaviour
What will I do on this course?

The apprenticeship is made up of:

  • Work-based NVQ
  • College based technical certificate
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Functional skills (if required)
Who is it for?

If you have a keen interest in Electrical Installation and would like to learn a highly skilled trade, then this apprenticeship may be the right course for you.

How to apply

Apply online

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Portfolio work
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you could obtain employment in the Electrical industry.

Additional cost

You will need protective footwear and a high visibility vest for practical sessions at college.


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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