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The SJIB Training Schemes

SECTT administers the Electrical Apprenticeship Programme throughout Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Joint Industry Board.


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Why take on an Apprentice or Adult Trainee? What are the benefits for my business?

There are many benefits to having an Apprentice or Adult Trainee to help your business develop. An extra pair of hands who can be trained to suit your customers and your type of work will be beneficial both in the short and long term.

Many of the basic tasks can be carried out by a trainee allowing you to focus on expanding or broadening your business.


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What are my options?

So what are the options available to me? You could employ someone on the Apprentice or Adult Training Scheme. The Adult Training Scheme is normally open to those who are currently employed in the electrical industry. This is your choice depending upon the type of person you require for your business. If you want to recruit someone or you have someone in mind please contact SECTT on 0131 445 5659 or email: admin@sectt.org.uk.


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What's involved?

a) The Apprentice Training Scheme is carried out in 3 Stages.

 

Stage 1 This consists of 17 weeks of block release at a local college. The typical pattern
commences in August with 5 weeks at college, and a further 3 blocks of 4 weeks before July the following year. Site experience is gained in between the college attendance.

Skills learned will be both practical and theoretical, e.g. health and safety, wiring systems, wiring enclosures, installation regulations, etc.

Stage 2 This consists of 11 weeks of block release, again at a local college, with site experience gained in between the college attendance.

Skills learned will be both practical and theoretical, e.g. cable selection, motors, Electrical Installation projects, etc.

Stage 3 This consists of 1 week at college, typically in May or June, near the end of their 3rd
Stage.

Skills learned, e.g. assessment of safe working practices, safe isolation, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations.

To start an apprentice or for further information please contact us or phone on 0131 445 5659.


b) The Adult Training Scheme is carried out in 3 Stages.

Stage 1 This consists of 25 days of attendance, 1 week of block release and 20 days day release typically every 2nd Friday at college. Site experience is gained in between the college attendance.

Skills learned, e.g. health and safety, wiring systems, wiring enclosures, installation
regulations, etc


Stage 2 This consists of 24 days of attendance, 1 week of block release and 19 days day release typically every 2nd Friday at college. Site experience is gained in between the college attendance.

Skills learned will be both practical and theoretical, e.g. cable selection, motors, Electrical Installation projects, etc.

Stage 3 This consists of 1 week at college, typically in May or June, near the end of their 3rd
Stage.

Skills learned, e.g. assessment of safe working practices, safe isolation, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations.

To start an Adult Trainee or for further information please contact us or phone on 0131 445 5659.


SECTT will allocate you and your trainee a Training Officer who will monitor your trainee's progress throughout the apprenticeship.

SECTT will pay for all college tuition and supply the latest edition of IET Wiring Regulations, On-site Guide, online support systems, reporting of progress and support for you and your trainee throughout the whole apprenticeship.


Your commitment is to pay wages throughout the training scheme whilst at college and on site and adhere to the conditions of the SJIB Apprentice and Adult Training Schemes Guide 2015.


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How do I start an Apprentice or Adult Trainee?

To start an Apprentice/Adult Trainee please contact us or phone 0131 445 5659.


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