This course is designed for candidates who have completed their Level 3 technical certificate within the last 4 years and looking to become fully qualified electricians.
Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings across many different types of equipment and systems which may include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies. They are able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.
Electricians may contribute to the design of electrical systems. They are able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.
Electrical safety is an important area of an electrician’s work. On completion of their work, the electrical systems must be safe to use and therefore they must adhere to safe working practices without endangering themselves or others.
Candidates will work under the guidance of their tutor to develop skills and gather evidence in the workplace to confirm competence in the following areas:
Candidates will be assessed in the workplace by arrangement, further sessions may be required at college to complete the portfolio through professional discussion.
A level 3 Electrotechnical Technical certificate completed in the last 4 years.
Candidates must have work access to Domestic, Commercial and Industrial premises in order to cover the full range within the qualification criteria.
12 – 18 Months
By the end of the course, the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council.
18th Edition exams are available upon request.
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