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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at PETROC

Course description

Bright sparks should consider this apprenticeship, which gives a complete grounding in the scientific and practical aspects of electrical installation work. Apprentices learn how to install, inspect, test and commission electrical installations.

Course content

Attendance at college includes studying science based subjects to an advanced level and practical workshop based training alongside the understanding of the wiring and health and safety regulations. You will also need to undertake a practical competency assessment in the latter end of the apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

You must be employed in the electrical industry in order to start an apprenticeship. The academic entry requirement for an advanced electrical apprenticeship is five grade C GCSEs in Mathematics, English Language, Science and two others (although this is not a hard and fast rule) or successful completion of Level 2 Electrical course. Candidates will be assessed on interview.


The qualification is achieved through a combination of online tests, written assignments, practical assessments in College, workplace based assessments and an external practical test.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course you will be fully qualified, however you may wish to progress to a supervisory or management qualification or a Foundation Degree or undertake some short courses to add to your training.

Further information

Q Do I need a job in the Electrical Industry to enrol on this course?
A Yes, you need to prove you have an employer at the start of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact PETROC directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2017

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