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The City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installations aims to give learners who have no prior experience of the electro-technical industry, a foundation introduction to the underpinning knowledge and practical skills required for progression to the City & Guilds Level 2 qualification
Aims of the course
To give learners who have no prior experience of the electro-technical industry.
The Level 1 course is built on the successful completion of seven units;* Unit 101 - Structure of the construction industry* Unit 102 - Fundamental safe working practices* Unit 103 - Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings* Unit 104 - Site preparation for working in the construction industry* Unit 105 - Electrical installation wiring and terminations* Unit 106 - Fabrication techniques for electrical installation* Unit 107 - Electrical science and technology
The completion of a variety of written and practical assessments strategically planned during the academic year.
This study programme can lead to a several different paths for further education in electrical industries, and potential job opportunities include self-employment, joining construction companies and working with local authority maintenance teams.
Learners who successfully meet the criteria set out in assessments may progress to the City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
What can I earn as a construction worker?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:
Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience
If you're interested in a career in construction, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with major construction companies, our courses include valuable work experience opportunities, helping to prepare you for your first role in this exciting industry.
Four GCSEs (any subjects) at grades F-G - or successful completion of an entry level substantial qualification - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, and a satisfactory reference.
The electrical courses are workshop and classroom based
Process for Application
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