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Electrical Power Networks Engineer

Working in an engineering team to maintain and repair assets on the electricity network.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
30 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates will have at least 2 A levels at grade C or above in maths and a science, including English GCSE grade A/B or an equivalent level 3 engineering qualification.

What apprentices will learn
  • safely manage electricity supplies in normal and abnormal conditions
  • engineering activities to manage, control, replace and repair assets on the electricity network
  • to maximise network availability and minimise network risks
  • apprentices without level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Engineering Council as a registered engineering technician after completing their apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

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