Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship at West Herts College
This course covers the installation, maintenance and repair of electrotechnical equipment – everything from installing electrical systems in a new building to maintaining machinery on a production line.
This qualification consists of the Technical Certificate at Level 2 and 3, the NVQ at Level 3 and Level 2 in English and maths.
It’s achieved through practical experience on site and attendance at college one day a week to build the necessary theory and knowledge.
You’ll follow nine units to complete the technical certificates over a three year period. The NVQ is gained over a 42-month period, the final part of the qualification being the AM2 exam.
Subject areas include:
Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
Preparing and installing wiring systems, wiring enclosures and equipment
Connecting wiring systems and equipment using safe, approved methods
Employment at a suitable level - most employers ask for GCSEs in English and maths, but may have additional specific requirements.
Careers open to successful students include the specialisms of alarm systems, heating and ventilation as well as more general electrical maintenance.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.