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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
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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