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.
The course has mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover health and safety, environmental protection, installation methods, practical craft skills and electrical science. Optional units cover starting work in construction, preparing for an interview, managing study and developing learning skills.
This qualification will be obtained by the learner once they have achieved the units below:
Health and safety in electrical installation
Understand fundamental environmental protection measures within building services engineering
Installation methods, procedures and requirements
Electrical installation craft skills
Electrical science, principles and technology
Optional units: One group must be completed:
Starting work in construction
Preparing for an interview
Managing study and developing learning skills
Maths grade 2 and English grade 2 or above You will have the chance to fast-track to year two after after sucessful completion of a six week assessment period. Alternatively, you will complete this course in Year 1 and move onto Level 2 in your second year
Successful initial assessment