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Installation electrician / maintenance electrician

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

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £18,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have level 2 maths and English. (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

What apprentices will learn
  • 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

Apprentices will achieve the level 3 Electrotechnical qualification for installation or maintenance.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

The candidate will satisfy the requirements for registration as engineering technician (EngTech) by the Engineering Council (EngC).

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NET 07590 224088
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.