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Electrical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3



Weekly hours:

The weekly hours will depend on the Apprenticeship qualification and employer.



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What does this course involve?

This Programme will be offered at times throughout the academic year which runs from September to July. To register your interest please contact Support Services:

Broadstairs - 01843605062 (or email

Dover- 01304 244333 (or email

Candidates gain the Electrical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 framework qualification by completing and achieving:

Site based evidence portfolio.

Technical Certificate: College-based course covering trade knowledge: exam and practical assessments.

Literacy/ Numeracy/ICT: Fulfilled by completion of Maths English & ICT at an appropriate level.

ERR: Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

PLTS: Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

All qualification elements must be achieved to complete the Apprenticeship Framework.

There are a number of mandatory units concentrating on health and safety in the workplace to be completed. Apprentices will be required to study a number of optional units linked to specific trade requirements.

There is an expectation that candidates will undertake personal study in order to demonstrate knowledge of the subject area, and compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their competence.


What qualifications do I need?

Apprentices should be employed within an appropriate Engineering environment. Apprentices will be invited to attend a short informal interview prior to the course commencing and to undertake an initial assessment to demonstrate the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required.

Apprentices will be allocated a personal tutor for guidance throughout the duration of the course.


The process of assessment requires the demonstration of skills together with appropriate knowledge and understanding to a specified standard. Assessment of the NVQ is based on a combination of observation, questioning and collection of evidence from the workplace.

Fees & Costs

This course is fully funded if the Apprentice is aged under 19. If the Apprentice is aged 19+ then a £750 employer contribution is required. If the Apprentice is aged 24+ the please contact us for more information about 24+ learner loans.

To register your interest please contact Support Service:

Broadstairs - 01843 605062 (email

Dover - 01304 244332 (email


On successful completion, you could progress onto our HNC or HND in Engineering Level 4.

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