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Apprenticeship Standard Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician - Electrotechnical - Level 3
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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)
19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)
- Students studying their first level 2 course
- Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)
24+ Students (Age at 31st August)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)
- Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
- There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
- Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
- There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.
Please contact 01530 519 001 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.
List of benefits
- Jobseeker's Allowance
- ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
- Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
- Wider Benefits – see list below
Wider benefits that are acceptable
In all cases the learner must:
- Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
- Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
- Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
- Show current proof of the benefit
Child Tax Credit
Child's Special Allowance
Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities
Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)
Graduated retirement benefit
Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities
Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme
Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
War Widow's pension
Widowed Parent's Allowance
Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)
Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21
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More information about this Course
This course is an Apprenticeship in Electrical Installations. The course will cover: Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering, Principles of Electrical Science, Electrical Installations Technology, Installation of Wiring Systems and Enclosures, Understand How to Communicate with Others within Building Services Engineering.
What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Minimum prior qualifications required (specific to this course as set out by awarding body requirements): Access to Building Services Level 1 or Level 2.
Minimum prior qualifications required (specific to this course as set by Stephenson College): GCSE Grade C Maths and English (certificates to be seen by lecturer and Functional Skills tutors for exemption purposes).
How Long Is The Course?
What Will I Learn?
You will be taught how to become a qualified electrician through assessments on-site and by building up an extensive NVQ portfolio of evidence.
How Will I Learn?
You will attend college on weekly blocks spread over the length of the apprenticeship.
How Will I Be Assessed?
The main assessment of your apprenticeship will take place at the end of your apprenticeship as a formal assessment. Assessments will also take place when your Assessor/Trainer visits your workplace. They will help you identify suitable work evidence to collect, observe your performance, give guidance when writing personal statements, carry out professional discussions and give you feedback on how you have met the learning outcomes and evidence requirements. At each visit, the Assessor/Trainer will agree and record an action plan with you and provide you with written feedback.
Where Could This Course Lead To?
On completion of Level 3, the progression is onto the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations, Inspection and Testing, Portable Appliance Testing, Electrical Engineering HNC/D.