This real world course prepares you to work effectively and safely in an electrotechnical environment and is ideal for anyone who wants to become a fully qualified electrician.
- Course Type School Leaver
- Subject Area Construction and the Built Environment
- Qualification Technical Certificate
- Study Mode: Full Time Only
- Course Level Level 2
- Location Construction Centre
- Course Length 1 year
This real-world course prepares you to work effectively and safely in an electrotechnical environment and is ideal for anyone who wants to become a fully qualified electrician.
On this course you will cover:
- Health and safety and industry practices
- Electrical science
- Electrical installation
- Electrical technology
Assessment is through a combination of an online exams and synoptic practical assessment. There is a requirement to undertake some work experience and employer engagement as part of the course.
Choose this course if… you would like to learn about the installation and maintenance of electrical wiring systems in our homes, businesses, and factories and enjoy solving mathematical and scientific construction problems.
Future Steps: On completion, you could progress on to the Level 3 Standard Apprenticeship in Electrical Installations. An Apprenticeship will require you to pass both English and Maths either before enrolling or during your Apprenticeship via Functional Skills English and Maths qualifications. You could also progress to a T Level.
- Entry Requirements
You will need GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above and a grade 3 or above in GCSE English and a Science, you will be required to study GCSE English alongside your course if you have not yet achieved a grade 4 or above at GCSE.
- Fully equipped electrical workshop and assessment bays
- Trade specific classroom
- Learning Centre
- IT suite
- Additional Costs
You will need to be equipped with basic stationery for all your sessions. You will need to have your own overalls and safety boots- advice will be given at interview. If you are required to purchase a subject specific course book you will be advised either at interview or at the start of the course plus a suitable calculator. There is a non-refundable Workshop Fee of £35 per full time student per year. This will contribute towards the cost of tools for use in the workshop so that you do not need to provide your own. It will also cover the cost of one Hi-Viz jacket, one pair of safety glasses and one pair of gloves. If you require a CSCS card, the cost will be an additional £58.50.
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