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Installation/Maintenance Electrician — Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Engineering and Professional Construction

Course ID: 164540

Course Year: 21/22

What to expect from the course

Installation and maintenance Electricians are required to safely install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. This apprenticeship standard consists of occupational pathways that are determined by the employer.
Pathway 1 - Installation Electrician will install, test and understand electrotechnical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment.
Pathway 2 - Maintenance Electrician will maintain electrical and electronic installations including the use of automated production systems. At the end of the apprenticeship students will be equipped with the techniques and skills needed for an electrician as well as skills in health and safety, communication, team work and equality and diversity.

Earnings:
The National Minimum Wage for an Apprentice is £4.15 per hour - however most employers tend to pay significantly above this rate. As skills develop many employers tend to increase wages.
The hourly rate is paid for time working in the workplace and training both on and off the job including College time.
Apprentices aged 19 years or over who have already spent a year on an apprenticeship must be paid for at least the full National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age:
18-20 years £6.45 per hour
21-24 years £8.20 per hour
25 and over £8.72 per hour
Holidays:
Holidays will be agreed with the employer. The minimum entitlement is 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays.

Qualifications

City and Guilds 5357 (L3 Electrotech apprenticeship qualification)
Satisfies the requirements for registrations as Eng Tech

Why study with us?

The City of Liverpool College will provide an Apprenticeship Training Manual for each student, access to C&G Smart Screen online learning resources, access to online EPA preparation tool personalised to the individual student and additional EPA pack and guidance. The College will also ensure that tuition for any additional Maths and English qualificaitons required will be provided to the level required for the standard.


Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.


Career pathways

Upon completion of this course, the apprentice will have a qualification demonstrating their competence to carry out electrical installations and maintenance and will be able to progress into employment within this field.
The apprentice may choose to continue on to do ILM management apprenticeships: L3 Team Leader/Supervisor, L5 Operations/Departmental Manager, L6 Chartered Manager Degree and L7 Senior Leader Master's Degree.

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    Entry Requirements

    Entry requirements will be determined by the employer - typically 5 GCSE's grade 9-4, prog ression from L2 Apprenticeship or ability to demonstrate the appropriate knowledge, skills and competency levels.

    Fees

    All fees will be paid by your employer. Employers should contact the Apprenticeship team directly for more information, as fees vary based on a number of factors. Government contributions may be available to apprenticeship employers. To find out more, please contact the apprenticeships team at asktheteam@liv-coll.ac.uk or 0151 252 3800