This course will provide you with basic understanding of electrical installation practical skills and theory that will prepare you to move towards employment as an electrician.
You will learn about: how to work effectively and safely with electrical installations; the theory and principles of electricity and electrical installations; how to apply health and safety in the workplace; and how to connect and install electrical systems. This includes different types of circuits, different components and safety equipment. By the end of the course, you will be able to work confidently and safely in installing electrical systems and be able to produce high quality work.
What else do I need to know?
As part of your course, you will visit building sites and electrical installation companies to find out more about real-life work in a range of settings. There may also be opportunities to undertake work experience as part of the course.
You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and english. If you don't hold these qualifications, but have relevant industry experience, you may still be eligible for the course. Please contact us to arrange an interview if you are in this position.
How is it assessed?
You will complete a range of practical projects and will be assessed and monitored throughout the year on these. You will also have to complete multiple choice tests for each unit you study and complete practical and written assessments.
What financial support is on offer?
This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email email@example.com.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
After completing the course you will be able to progress to the full time Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation to continue to develop your skills and knowledge in electrical installation. You will also be well prepared to progress into employment with an electrical installation company as an apprentice.
How do I find out more?
If you wish to find out more you can call the Admin Office on 01785 275535 or email GE2admin@nulc.ac.uk.
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