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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st July, 2020

What qualifications do I need to be a electrician?

To qualify as an electrician, you need an industry-recognised Level 3 qualification, such as:
  • Level 3 NVQ diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance)
  • Level 3 NVQ diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems & Equipment (Buildings, Structure and the Environment)

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Also, what qualifications do I need to be a domestic electrician?

To register as a Domestic Installer two qualifications are generally required:

  • Current Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations (17th Edition), and either.
  • Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations, or.

Additionally, how long does it take to train to be an electrician? about four years

Keeping this in view, what qualifications do electricians have?

You'll need to have an industry recognised level 3 qualification for example a level 3 diploma in electrotechnical services. Most people get into this career via an apprenticeship. It normally takes two to four years to become fully qualified. GCSEs grade D or above, including Maths and English, would be an advantage.

What GCSE Do I need to be an electrician?

To start an Apprenticeship as an electrician, candidates usually need GCSE's/S grades (A-C/1-3) in maths, English and science. Some employers may accept applicants for training on the basis of an interview and an aptitude test.

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