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Apprenticeship FAQs

There are so many apprenticeship routes to take, which is the most appropriate?

The 4 year electrical installation/maintenance apprenticeship is the most appropriate route for those seeking to become an electrician. The AM2S end assessment is part of this apprenticeship and achievement of this apprenticeship leads to an ECS Gold Card.

More information is available on our ‘Industry Apprenticeships page

Most relevant apprenticeships should refer to AM2S, as well as FESS (Fire, Emergency and Security Systems) Level 3 standard and electrotechnical. 

You can also visit Electrical Careers website for more details.

Taking on an apprentice is expensive, is there any help available?

Government support is available - please click below for guidance: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeship-levy-how-it-will-work 

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