“Its not just about traditional sources of energy - with the increase in renewable technology, you could also be working on wind turbines or photovoltaic systems that turn the suns energy into electricity. As the UK tries to produce electricity using less and less fossil fuel, by working in this industry you will be playing a key part in helping to reduce the countrys carbon footprint and tackle climate change.” - Summit Skills
This apprenticeship is for those people who want to become a qualified electrician.
An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a qualification and earn real money. At the end of the course, you will have a nationally recognised qualification and no debts to pay!
Over 75% of our electro technical apprentices are offered permanent positions by their employers once they have completed their apprenticeship.
Once qualified, you could work as an installation electrician, maintenance electrician or an electro technical panel builder. You may find yourself working for a large employer and progress to managing projects or clients; or start your own business.
In the future, you may be interested in completing further qualifications e.g. 2391 Test and Inspection, 17th Edition on regulations, Photovoltaic systems, PAT Inspection or Introduction to Carbon Management. Thereafter you could progress to an FdSc Carbon Management or FdSc Renewable Energy Technologies, and work on environmentally friendly systems or innovation projects.
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Additional Information - This apprenticeship is 4 years in total. You will attend lectures 1 day per week for the first 3 years, and 1 day per month during your final year.
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Additional Information - This apprenticeship is 42 months in total. You will attend lectures 1 day per week for the first 3 years, and 1 day per month during your final year.
This apprenticeship is designed for people who want to become a fully qualified electrician while training on the job.
You must have good practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically. Due to the nature of the work, you must be willing to work in confined spaces and have a head for heights. This course supports those working as a trainee electrician.
To enrol in this apprenticeship, you need to be aged 16 and over, ideally have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C (preferably English, Maths and IT) and be employed within a suitable position.
If you are interested in this apprenticeship and do not have the required GCSEs or an employer, speak to one of our Cornwall College Business Liaison Officers on 0800 731 7594.
You will attend lectures at the Camborne, St Austell or Saltash campus for 42 months. During the first 3 years, you will attend lectures 1 day per week, assessment in the workplace.
During this apprenticeship you work under the direction of a qualified electrician. You will learn how to diagnose and correct electrical faults; and install and connect wiring systems, wiring enclosures and equipment. You will be required to complete 2 technical certificates:
You will put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do every day, while receiving support from experienced Cornwall College tutors.
Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the following qualifications:
With the above qualifications and certificates, you are a qualified electrician and could work in the following positions:
You may find yourself working for a large employer and progress to managing projects or clients; or start your own business.
In the future, you may be interested in completing further qualifications e.g. 2391 Test and Inspection, 17th Edition Wiring regulations (2382), Photovoltaic systems, PAT (Portable Appliance Test) Inspection or Introduction to Carbon Management. Thereafter you could progress to a FdSc Carbon Management or FdSc Renewable Energy Technologies, and work on environmentally friendly systems or innovation projects.
If you are interested in this apprenticeship, contact Cornwall College Business and complete an online apprenticeship form. If you meet the requirements, you will be invited for an interview and be given advice and guidance on how to proceed.
There are no apprenticeship course fees charged for anyone between the ages of 16 and 18. For those aged 19 and over, fees do apply.
Contact us for more information.
* All prices shown on this website are accurate to the best of our knowledge, however, we reserve the right to amend the price of a course without prior notice. Prices may be subject to additional charges for registration, books or examinations. Please call our course booking team to find out the latest prices for this course - 0800 731 7594.