Installation and maintenance electrician apprenticeship

Install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments

An installation and maintenance electrician installs, maintains and repairs electrical equipment and systems, from switchboards to renewable energy technologies, in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. On the installation and maintenance electrician apprenticeship, you may also contribute to the design of electrical systems. You’ll be able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications to the requisition of the necessary installation materials. During this apprenticeship, you’ll specialise in one of two occupations: installation—working on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage (less than 1000v) electrical and electronic devices and appliances; or maintenance—where you’ll maintain electrical and electronic installations. In this role, your duties will include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and any necessary repairs.


Duration: 48 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and engineering

Entry requirements for the installation and maintenance electrician apprenticeship: Level 2 English and maths

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000 per annum

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