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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship at Epping Forest College

Course description

This qualification is ideal if you aspire to work in the electrical trade. It allows you to gain a qualification that is recognised by the industry whilst gaining on-the-job experience. The wide range of units will give you the experience and knowledge necessary to enable you to develop your skills and become a qualified electrician.

Course content

This qualification is equivalent to two A levels. The mandatory units include:

  • Understanding the electrical principles associated with the design, building, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment and systems
  • Planning, preparing and installing wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings,structures and the environment
  • Terminating and connecting conductors, cables and flexible cords in electrical systems
  • Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment
  • Working with environmental technologies

English and Maths which we can help you to achieve through the completion of functional skills or in some cases GCSE

Entry requirements

You need to be aged 16 or over and working for 30 hours a week or more. Apprenticeship programmes require a level of English, Maths which we can help you to achieve through the completion of functional skills or in some cases GCSEs.


On-line test/Work Evidence/Practical work/Assignments/ WitnessTestimony/Observation in the workplace

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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    • With the perfect location, a breathtaking campus, and a range of high quality facilities, 
      Epping Forest College is the ideal venue to stage your event.

      The College is easily accessed by less then 10 minutes drive from both the M25 and M11 motorways.

      We’re also a 5 minute walk from the London Underground at Debden Station on the Central Line, 
      and we’re a 10 minute cab ride from Chingford Overground rail station.

      Once you arrive at the College there is a free car park with over 250 spaces, 
      as well as designated areas for coaches and other large vehicles.


      Once on site you can have access to our catering facilities (subject to agreement) and a range of rooms, 
      from our Theatre, with 264 retractable seats, to a standard classroom.

      We also have full IT support, and can offer rooms with either Macs or PCs running the latest industry-standard software.