This course is the starting point for those wishing to become qualified as an Installation or Maintenance Electrician in the Domestic, Commercial and Industrial fields. The course covers both theory and practical skills.
What Will I Learn?
The course will cover the aspects of an Electrician’s work at introductory level and include;
• Basic principles of Electro-technology and Installation • Health and Safety • Electrical Installations Technology • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures • Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
In addition, you will also complete at level 2; Application of Numbers, Communications, ICT, The Post 16 Welsh Baccalaureate and a Higher Project.
You will require a Level 1 qualification in Electrical installations. Applicants must also pass an entry test.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
You will be assessed through practical assessments, demonstrating your ability to do the job and assignments and external examinations.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
- On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Electrical Installations course, or seek employment in the electrical installations industry.
Electrical or electronics technician
Average salary: £23,498
Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician
Average salary: £19,812
Electrician or electrical fitter
Average salary: £25,526
Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.
Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II or a BTEC/ SQA award. NVQs/SVQs in Servicing Electronic Systems are available at Levels 2 and 3.