Electrical Installation Apprenticeship at Birmingham Electrical Training
BET is a training provider for the electrical contracting industry. We manage apprenticeships for a wide range of electrical contractors and provide on site assessment and “off the job” training at our own purpose built centre or at a local college on a block release or day release basis.
The advanced apprenticeship lasts for four years (although previous experience and qualifications may reduce this). Training will be provided to enable completion of the NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installation. Training will also include the City & Guilds 2357 Electrotechnical and the Functional Skills in mathematics, English and ICT, and, finally the industry’s own practical performance assessment, the AM2 test, which is normally taken towards the end of the fourth year. An example of the timescale for delivery of training is shown below.
Complete stage one NVQ Logbook (evidence derived from work activities and on site assessment, recorded in NVQ logbook), complete City & Guilds 2357 knowledge units, completion of Functional Skills and external tests.
Unit 1 - Health & Safety
Unit 2 - Environmental Technologies
Unit 3 - Overseeing & Organising the work
Unit 4 - Planning & selection for an installation
Unit 9 - Electrical Principles
Complete stage 2 NVQ Logbook (evidence derived from work activities and on site assessment, recorded in NVQ logbook), complete second year City & Guilds 2357 knowledge units leading to full Level Three Technical Certificate qualification.
Unit 5 - Preparation & Installation of Wiring and Equipment
Unit 6 - Termination & Connecting
Unit 9 - Electrical Principles
Complete stage 3 NVQ logbook (evidence derived from work activities and on site assessment, recorded in NVQ logbook) and two final theory units.
Unit 7 - Inspection, Testing & Commissioning
Unit 8 - Diagnoses & Fault Correction
On site work experience with employer, undertake Practical Performance Assessment (AM2), NVQ level 3 certificate gained.
On completion of the apprenticeship an application to the Joint Industry Board (JIB) for grading as an electrician can be applied for.
Due to the nature of the Advanced Apprenticeship programme we offer, candidates should hold the following;
GCSE grades A*-C in maths and English
Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English
Or equivalent qualifications in maths and English
Applicants will be required to undertake an initial assessment in maths and English at our training centre, followed by a meeting with a member of our recruitment team to discuss the Apprenticeship.
Apprenticeships are fully funded for applicants aged 16-18 at programme start.
Applicants aged 19+ are part funded and an employer contribution is generally required.
Once you are qualified as a graded electrician there are many career opportunities to progress within the industry.
Some examples of career paths:
For all of the above positions further experience and FE college training is required
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Birmingham Electrical Training directly.