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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

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Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work both indoor and outdoor settings.

Electrical equipment and systems may include: Consumer units and Distribution boards, motors, cables, fuses, contactors, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment; as well as intruder and fire alarms systems and renewable energy technologies.  

Course information

College Day Release intakes

September. However, you will be able to start the work-based learning element at any time throughout the year.

When can the apprentice start employment?

When offered job role and start date agreed with employer.

When can the apprenticeship training start?

As soon as Apprentice starts employment. Arrangements will be made to start apprenticeship and college delivery.

Course Content
  • Application of health and safety and electrical principles
  • Understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Electrical installations: inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Electrical systems design
  • Working effectively and safely in an Electrotechnical environment
  • Principles of Electrotechnology
  • Installation practices and theory

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Entry requirements

Grade requirements

Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English.

GCSE grade 4 and above maths and English.


Other requirements


Level 1 Equivalent or Grade 3 and above maths and English.

What training is required in the workplace?
  • Learning a variety of skills to enable the apprentice to be able to develop and complete their Apprenticeship and EPA
  • 20% off the job training
  • College attendance
  • Regular 10/12/week Meetings with Training Coordinator and Apprentice to discuss progress and set SMART targets throughout apprenticeships
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.

Career progression:

Supervisory or Management role.

Additional information

The following PPE/Equipment is required:

  • Safety boots
  • Work overalls
  • Stationery

Study is available at the following campuses:

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

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.

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.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


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.