5357 - Electrotech Apprenticeship
This qualification is designed for learners wishing to gain an apprenticeship within the Electrotechnical industry.
Candidates will gain the skills and knowledge to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with the installation and maintenance of Electrotechnical systems. On successful completion learners will have achieved the industry desired level of competence required to carry out the specific roles.
This qualification is available at Level 3 only and aimed at learners wishing to commence a career within the Electrotechnical industry.
The new Electrotechnical Apprenticeship (5357) has been approved by BIS and will replace the current 2357-13 and 23 currently on the SASE framework. The new standards will replace all the current apprenticeship frameworks by the academic year 2017 to 2018.
The occupational profiles defined in the new Electrotechnical apprenticeship still remain the same; on successful completion learners will either become Installation or Maintenance Electricians.
New apprenticeship standards are designed by employer groups to be rigorous and respond to employers’ needs.
Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, trainability tests, or other criteria. Most candidates will have English and mathematics at Level 2 on entry, or will have achieved that level by the end of the apprenticeship.
Installation Electricians work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than1000v)
electrical and electronic devices and appliances. Maintenance Electricians work on the maintenance of electrical and electronic installations including automated production systems. Duties include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and necessary repairs.
Completing this apprenticeship will enable the apprentice to apply for ‘Electrician’ status from the JIB (Joint Industry Board for the Electrical Contracting Industry), entitling them to obtain a ‘Gold Card’ allowing them to work on commercial / industrial sites and carry out roles such as; Install, maintain and repair electrical systems and, installation, testing,
commissioning and maintaining electrical and electronic components and devices.
Below is the new Trailblazer Plan which shows you how the new course is structured.
If you are interested in becoming an Electrician please send your CV to [email protected]
To use EAS Mechanical as your training provider and enrol your apprentice please email [email protected] for more in and sign up paperwork