The knowledge qualifications include:
- Mathematics and mechanical and electrical theory
- Cables, substations and overhead lines.
The Level 3 also includes supervision of others and design principles.
For the competence qualifications you can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed. Unit options include:
- installing plant and apparatus
- testing and maintenance
- health and safety
- working with fibre optics
- carrying out inspections.
You will learn on the job in the work environment. Assessment will also take place in the workplace and will include an evidence book and practical tests.
Which level is right for me?
This will depend on your job role and might mean completing a level 5 qualification prior to a level 6.
For some occupations with a high degree of technical knowledge and skill you might move straight to level 6.