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The Power Sector: Power Transmission and Distribution

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 October 2017

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
30 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Cable Jointer
  • Electrical Fitter
  • Linesperson
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Overhead Lines
  • Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Substation Plant
  • Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Underground Cables

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering - Distribution and Transmission Technical Knowledge

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.