Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation
This course is the first step towards a career as a successful Electrician, introducing you to the construction industry.
You will learn basic electrical skills, both practical and theory based, as well as gaining a strong understanding of lighting circuits and sockets.
Electrical installation has fantastic job prospects and could provide you with a career for life.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following:
- Health and safety
- Scientific principles of electricity
- Conduit and trunking
- Installation methods
- Electrical components and fittings
You will learn basic electrical skills, both practical and theory based, as well as gain a strong understanding of lighting circuits and sockets. In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.
How is it assessed?
During this course, you'll be assessed by a range of practical and online assessments.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have GCSEs at grade 3 or above in English and maths. You must also have a passion for working within the construction industry and commitment to your studies.
English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
This course is the first step towards becoming a successful electrician.
You could progress onto the level 2 study programme or you could secure your own apprenticeship with an employer and earn whilst you learn.Ref: Dave Brown