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Electrical Installation Apprenticeship Level 3

  • Overview of the course

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    Our Apprenticeship programmes will give you vital hands-on experience, learning from real life situations, with the guidance of industry professionals. You’ll gain
    the skills and confidence needed to excel in your chosen career.

    This Level 3 Apprenticeship is a great way for you to acquire the skills you need to become a fully-qualified Electrician. You will gain valuable experience whilst
    completing the training you will need for future employment.

    You will benefit from our state-of-the-art facilities whilst you learn one day a week in College. While you’re working, our qualified Work Based Tutor will visit
    your place of work and help you to develop a portfolio of evidence.

    The course is a great way to build on your skills and gain a recognised qualification whilst also earning a salary.
  • What you'll learn

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    You will develop your skills in a variety of artistic areas, including:
    • Care, Use & Maintenance of Electrical Hand Tools
    • Reading Construction Drawings & Plans
    • Fabrication of Conduit
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Safe Use of Portable Power Tools
    • Fixtures of Switches & Sockets
    • Handling & Storage of Materials & Equipment
    There will be regular guest speakers and trade specialists who bring experience to the course.

    As part of your Apprenticeship framework, you will also study:
    Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths & ICT
    • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
    • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Entry requirements

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    To complete an Apprenticeship you will need an employer who is willing to support you throughout your training. If you have not found one, we can help you with your search.

    We’d like to see a proven track record of very good attendance at work/school, along with a good reference from school/a previous employer. We also ask that you have a satisfactory level of English and maths.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will be assessed over the duration of the course through knowledge tests to prove that you are improving and gaining in your knowledge of the trade area. You will also carry out practical training that will work towards the completion of the practical assessments. These are test set by the awarding body City & Guilds in Electrical to prove your ability. Using all electrical tool, testing & measuring equipment correctly in a safe environment. There will also be on site assessments during the course. You must also complete online (electronic) portfolios.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    Whilst all our buildings remain closed to keep our staff, learners and visitors safe please contact us via our LiveChat service on our website -www.boltoncollege.ac.uk or send a message to
  • Course Fees

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    Apprentices do not need to pay for their course; course fees will be paid for by funding accessed by the College and in some cases, employer contribution.
    If you are an employer looking to hire an apprentice, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Future opportunities

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    On successful completion of this Apprenticeship, you could progress onto full-time employment, professional job-specific qualifications, Higher Apprenticeships or a degree programme.

    Following further study you could work as:
    • An Electrician, earning between £18,000 and £42,000 a year, depending on experience.
    • An Electrical Engineer, earning between £21,000 and £45,000 a year.
    • A Building Services Engineer, earning between £20,000 and £50,000 a year, depending on experience.
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to teh exams you took):

    Helpline


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Important Information

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    We no longer accept online applications for this apprenticeship, but if you wish to enrol please come into College or call the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    SD005-L3