Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering 

What does a Level 2 Electrical Engineering Apprentice do?

Industrial Electrician Install - inspect and test electrical equipment, wiring systems, and components in factories and installations.

Electrical Engineering Technician - Build, install and maintain electrical equipment such as generators, motors, and transformers that produce and distribute electrical power. The work may include repairing electrical equipment, testing it and restoring it to full operation

Electrical Design Engineer - Design, manufacture, and testing of electrical components, control systems, wiring layouts to meet customers’ needs.

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates must be aged 16 or over and should have:
- Practical hand skills for handling tools, instruments and components
- Mathematical ability for engineering calculations
- Spoken and written communication skills
- Computer literacy
- Ability to understand engineering drawings
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Safety awareness is essential

What is the duration of the course?

Level 2 in Electrical takes between 18-20 months and dependent on the job role and level of work carried out.

How can I progress in Electrical Engineering?

After completing your Level 2, you could progress onto your Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering (equivalent to 2 A-Level passes)..

What Qualifications will I gain?

1. Performing Engineering Operations

2. Award in Environmental Awareness

3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):
Employment Rights and Responsibilities cover legislation and other key policies you need to know and understand, relevant to your job role.

4. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT at Level 1:
Functional Skills are qualifications in Maths, English and ICT that equip learners with the practical skills needed to learn, live and work successfully.

5. PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills):
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS:
- Independent Enquiry
- Creative Thinking
- Reflective Learning
- Team Working
- Self-managing
- Effective Participation