What's covered?

This apprenticeship consists of a mixture of college and site based training and assessment, studying principles, practices and legislation applying to electrical systems, installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, how to diagnose and correct electrical faults, planning and maintenance of electrical systems, health and safety, environmental and wiring regulations for electricians.

What do you need?

You need to hold L2 in both maths and English. (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A to C) and a keen attitude to learn. Employed on a full time basis within the electrical industry.

How you are assessed

You will be assessed both in the workplace and the college by a range of methods and build a Logbook/Portfolio of evidence as you progress, coupled with online multiple choice tests, assignments and a practical assessments. This leads to a final End-point assessment which is externally set and marked by an independent assessment structure.

How Long?

Up to 48 Months

What course next?

L4 Site Supervision or L5 Construction Management

What could this lead to?

Permanent employment in the Electrical industry Link to professional registration

Choose from the following options

Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

Can't find what you're looking for?

Courses can sometimes be run at different times subject to demand. CLICK HERE and let us know when is suitable for you.


East Berkshire College uses Cookies. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume you are happy to receive cookies from this website

Browse courses

Select from any of the menus below below to find a course:

Search courses

Enter a course title or code

  1. Profile

    Your own personal space on our website. Add your picture, save your details for faster applications, and more.

  2. my Courses

    Any courses you click 'like' on are saved here for browsing later. You can also check the progress of courses you have already applied for.

  3. my Prospectus

    Create a personalised digital prospectus from the courses you have clicked ‘like’ on throughout the site.

  4. Help & Advice

    Questions? Visit our help centre for tips and information on how to get the most out of myEBC.