Electrical & Electronics Technicians

Description

Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.

Tasks

  • Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings
  • Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data
  • Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system
  • Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment
  • Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.

Entry Requirements

Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II or a BTEC/ SQA award. NVQs/SVQs in Servicing Electronic Systems are available at Levels 2 and 3.

What can I earn?

West Thames College

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* Based on overall performance for students aged 16-18 across all levels in 2018-19


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