The Apprentice ECS card is for students undertaking any electrotechnical advanced apprenticeship.
It allows apprentices to be formally recognised and work on site to gain valuable industry experience in support of their training. The cards are issued under the strict understanding that a formal industry training programme is being undertaken and that all work the apprentice carries out is under supervision.
The apprentice should be JIB-registered by their training provider to get the full benefit from industry registration. JIB registration includes an initial ECS card, staged apprentice cards to show progression and the final Gold card at the successful completion of the apprenticeship. The JIB training requirements are listed in the JIB Handbook.
Apprentices registered with the JIB will have JIB Registered printed on their ECS card.
To be eligible for an ECS Apprentice card, applicants must:
It is recommended that the apprentice is registered with the JIB by their training provider.