BTEC Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2018


1 year

In a nutshell

If you’re looking to progress your career in electrical engineering, this is the course for you. You’ll learn the skills and knowledge you need, while being employed in the industry and paid while you’re learning. At the end of it, you should come out with a Level 3 NVQ Diploma, improving your career prospects and earning potential.

This course is for...

…furthering your career in electrical engineering

…improving your future prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training,giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.


You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 3 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Digital Literacy
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities


On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your electrical engineering role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you must be employed in the electrical engineering industry, be paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. As an Apprentice you'll need to attend college on a day release / block release basis, and we’ll want you to be fully committed to attendingas well as respecting others, having an enthusiasm for the subject and being self-motivated.Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Our Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study BTEC Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3?

Crosskeys Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 03 September 2018

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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