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 the learner to acquire advanced underpinning knowledge and related skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for learners who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so).
This course will provide learners with the essential practical skills and underpinning knowledge to become fully qualified in the electrical industry. The qualification has mandatory and optional units.
The mandatory units cover:
Electrical installation design
- Environmental technology systems
- Electrical science and principles
- Electrical installation craft
- Inspection, testing, commissioning
- Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
The optional units cover:
- Overseeing and organising the work environment
- Requirements of BS7671:2008 (2011)
- Small scale solar photovoltaic systems
The qualification also has integral health and safety in some of the units applicable to the topic being studied.
Level 2 Electrical Installation
Progression on to an Apprenticeship to gain fully qualified status or into employment.
Additional qualifications to take to become a qualified electrician are:
NVQ Level 3 in Electrical
- 17th/18th Edition
- C&G ( 2391) Inspection and Testing