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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Direct) at City Training Services

Course description

This Apprenticeship is aimed at individuals who wish to develop a career in Electrical / Electronic Engineering.

The apprenticeship provides a high standard of competence and knowledge which is geared to industry with a choice of units tailored to employers’ requirements;

  1. One day per week college attendance for 2 Years to receive the necessary underpinning technical knowledge combined with the workplace training to gain competency and practical skills on the employers’ own industry specific tasks.

Course content

  • Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering ( QCF )
  • 3 Optional Units from Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (QCF)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering ( QCF )
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT( AON, COMMS & ICT )
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills ( PLTS )
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities ( ERR )

The NVQ is delivered through practical and written competency / knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace on specific units chosen by the employer.

The apprentices are required to complete work related tasks and build an E – Portfolio of competence evidence.

The Technical Certificate  ( VRG ) and Functional Skills are classroom based and delivered in college. Although, if achieved within last 5 years, GCSE Grades A – C will exempt Functional Skills in the relevant areas.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grades A – C in Maths, English & Ideally, Science


Applicants will be invited to attend City Training Services to complete a formal interview prior to employment.

Continual assessment will occur throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

Future opportunities

On completion of the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship individuals can progress to a Higher National Certificate (HNC) and potentially a Foundation Degree in Engineering  but these options are not offered by City Training Services  - successful Advanced Apprentices should refer to Bradford College.



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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 42 months minimum

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