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On this course you will learn about lighting and power circuits, as well as health and safety issues. If you are interested in the programme, you will need to participate in a short interview and initial assessment with us, to determine if the course is suitable for you.
Aims of the course
All our courses are designed to cover the full range of topics and tasks as laid down by the awarding body in response to industry requirements. You will learn advanced specialized areas of electrical installation that will enable you to confidently inspect and test electrical circuits.
Unit 201 Health and safety in building services engineering
Unit 301 Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
Unit 302 Science
Unit 303 Fault Diagnosis
Unit 304 Inspection and Testing
Unit 305 Electrical Design
Unit 308 Career Awareness
Written assessments, online multiple choice exams, written exams and practical tests relating to Fault diagnosis and Testing on simulated installations.
On completion of the Electrical Installations- Level 3 you will be recognised as a qualified Electrician and could seek employment within the electrical installation field.
On successful completion this qualification you will have been provide with the practical skills and knowledge to further you career within the electrical industry, and become self-employed as an electrician or work for an electrical company.
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 at grades A*-C; one of which must be GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics. Or successful completion City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installation at Level 2
The course will be based around practical workshop sessions in electrical testing and Fault Diagnosis for the main elements of the study. Students will also study technology and science topics in greater depth than Level 2 and extend their mathematical analysis skills. All students will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence consisting of multiple assignments in order to achieve this qualification.
Process for Application
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