Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering – Level 3

An Industrial Electrician is responsible for installing/repairing and maintaining a range of electrical equipment in a variety of installations and industries from houses, offices and canteens to multi-million pound power generation, chemical, food processing and steel companies. 

What Will Be Covered:

  • Health and Safety
  • Basic Electric Skills
  • Safe use of tools
  • Underpinning knowledge of: Electricity, Electrical Safety, Basic Installation Techniques Including Trunking, Conduit, Traywork, Steel Wire Armoured Cable
  • Distribution Systems Including Single Phase and 3 Phase
  • Domestic Installation of Switches, Sockets and Lights
  • Electrical Machinery and Control Systems including DOL and Star Delta

Career Opportunities:

Electrician (Domestic), Electrician (HV), Designer, Estimator, Planner.

Entry Requirements:

3 GCSE’s A-C including Maths, English & ICT.

Additional Study:

If you do not hold the relevant GCSE’s you will need to complete the Function Skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship. You will also cover topics relating to Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning, Thinking and Skills.

Location and Assess Or Frequency:

1st year of the apprenticeship will be off-the-job and based within the training Centre at NETA training. The remaining duration of the programme will be based on-site within the workplace and will be visited by a Competent Assessor on a timescale that is relevant to the Learner.


42-48 months.


Other Areas Covered Will Include:

The need for and practice of, Inspection & Testing of Electrical Equipment and Systems, Safe Isolation, Single and 3 phase Electrical Motors.


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