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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

The Electrotechnical industry involves the installation, maintenance and repair of Electrotechnical equipment. This apprenticeship is a recognised route to gain an industry accepted qualification. It will help train and develop your skills but also help you to understand the industry and the businesses sector you’d be working in. This course offers the underpinning knowledge and on site assessment package that will give you “Fully qualified Electrical Contractor” status. Bedford College has built up reputable relationships with a number of local and national employers, helping and assisting in delivering excellence to their workforce.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: Various
Type: Apprenticeships
Length: 4 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 8:30am - 6:00pm

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course Information

Entry requirements

Grade requirements: You will need a minimum of three GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4, including English, maths and science, or equivalent.

Other requirements: You must have a keen interest in electrical / electronic engineering

Course content

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Working effectively and safely in an Electrotechnical environment
  • Principles of Electrotechnology
  • Application of health and safety and electrical principles
  • Installation practices and theory
Assessment methods

You will be assessed through written assignments and exams, end of year practical assessments and online multiple choice questions.


You will gain the following qualifications:

Installing Electrotechnical Systems & Equipment City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma


  • AM2 (Practical Assessment)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (dependant on previous qualification).
Further study and career options

Course progression: You can progress on to a number of recognised Electrical Installation courses including City & Guilds 2391 Inspection and Test, and the new green technologies courses, such as Wind and Photovoltaic Power Generation Installations.

Future careers: You could progress on to a supervisory or management role.

Additional information

You will need to purchase the following:

  • Steel toe boots
  • Overalls
  • Note taking equipment
  • Scientific calculator
  • IET Regulations and On Site Guide
  • Relevant publications.
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Next Steps

How to apply

To start this Apprenticeship you will need to be employed in a relevant job role – visit the Apprenticeships section of our website, where you can view our Apprenticeship vacancies. For further information or queries you can email us or call 01234 291747.

Apprentices do not have to pay a fee to study, however the employer may be required to pay depending on their Levy entitlement/age of the candidate. For further information call 01234 291747.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.