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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.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.