Students enrolling on to this course will have the unique opportunity of becoming Academy Learners. Students will be given exclusive access to career talks, career advice and visits to the company and industry related work experience. Students who show their commitment to their studies and a good ability will be offered a Level 3 Engineering apprenticeship
Electricians fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring in people’s homes and businesses. They also install and maintain electrical equipment, instruments and machinery. If you are good with practical work, can follow technical plans and want a varied job, this could be a great career for you. You’ll also need to be well organised and understand the importance of safety regulations. To qualify as an electrician you will need to complete industry-recognised training and qualifications.
This qualification allows you to acquire knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for you if you don’t currently work within the electrical industry but want to. It will give you an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation.
Electrical installation theory and technology
- Electrical installation methods
- Procedures and requirements
- Electrical installation craft skills
- Electrical science and principles
Within the qualification you will have the opportunity to utilise the IET On-Site Guide and also be introduced to how regulations (including BS 7671) affect electrical installation. The qualification covers standard circuits as described in the On-Site Guide
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English plus Maths at grade 4 or above.