Installation Electrician And Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: North West

The electrical contracting industry is part of theconstruction industry and therefore electricians are generally responsible forthe installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical services, both insideand outside buildings and structures such as houses, hospitals, schools,factories and shops etc.

However, all electricians will have a broad range of similartechnical knowledge and practical skills to enable them to carry out their worksafely and correctly.

Some of the things that an electrician will be expected todo are:

· Install, maintain and repair electrical services(e.g. lighting, sockets, fire alarms, emergency lighting & heatingcontrols).

· Work indoors and outdoors and be prepared tosometimes work at height.

· Work with little or no supervision; relying ontheir own initiative.

· Be prepared to travel away from home.

· Develop good working relationships with people.

· Read both building and engineering drawings.

· Understand wiring and circuit diagrams.

· Select (within limits) materials and equipment.

· Inspect and test electrical installations.

· Diagnose and rectify faults on a range ofcircuits and equipment

· Write reports.

As you can see, the job of the electrician is varied andinteresting and can offer a challenging career. Consequently, the trainingprogramme that you will be following as a JTL apprentice has been designed tohelp you by meeting and delivering training to these standards andexpectations.

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