Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Standard Level 3
The Level 3 Electrical Installation apprenticeship is for anyone who is currently working or wants to work within the electrical sector as an electrician.
You will develop the skills required for employment in this sector such as electrical scientific principles, as well as up to date rules, regulations and methods of installation within theory sessions.
In practical sessions you will learn about different cable types, a variety of wiring methods and how to terminate all cable types. Testing and inspection of your electrical installation will also be extensively covered, along with fault finding.
You will be expected to attend College one day a week, during which you will learn the theory and practical elements required. You will be expected to demonstrate competence via onsite assessments and an e-portfolio of evidence. Upon completion, you will be required to complete an end point assessment (AM2S) to gain the full apprenticeship standard.
Please note to complete an apprenticeship with us, you will be required to find an employer vacancy. If you do not have an employer, the below links are useful places to find an apprenticeship:
South Devon College is committed to supporting all interested students in finding an employer and offer careers guidance, CV writing skills and interview techniques to help support your search for an apprenticeship.
- You will need to have achieved a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
- You will be required to have achieved English and maths functional skills Level 2 and you will be required to carry out an initial assessment
Health and Safety
Planning, preparing and installing wiring systems
Terminating and connecting conductors
Inspecting, testing and commissioning electrical and building systems
Fault diagnosis and rectification
Core English and maths
During this Electrical Installation apprenticeship your apprentice will learn a variety of skills, both practical and theoretical. They will learn about the scientific principles involved in the production and distribution of electricity in theory sessions, as well as up-to-date rules, regulations and methods of installation. In practical sessions they will learn about different cable types, a variety of wiring methods and how to terminate all cable types. Testing and inspection of their electrical installation will also be extensively covered, along with fault finding. The end of programme AM2S test is also included in their standard.
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“I chose to study at South Devon College as I've always had an interest in trades. It's a great place to learn about the industry before entering the workplace. The staff are really helpful and I prefer the College environment to school as you're treated more like an adult. It’s a really fun and exciting course."Charlie Capewell