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This one-year programme is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation.
Learners will study the following content:
- Health and safety
- Environmental protection
- Installation methods
- Practical craft skills
- Electrical science
In addition, learners will learn how to maintain and store materials and equipment, and how to keep both themselves and others safe on construction sites.
How will I know how I am doing?
A variety of assessment methods will be used to measure your progress from your start point and against your expected outcomes and target grade. These may include practical tasks and assessments, written assignments, performance reviews, presentations and discussions. Progress will be discussed with your tutor and other delivery staff on the programme.
What do I need to join?
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, learners will need to possess GCSE Grade 3 in English Literature Grade 4 in English Language and Grade 3 in Maths. Learners will need to be committed, punctual and demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and taking on new ideas and skills.
Maths & English
A key requirement for future progression and employment is a good understanding and application of knowledge and skills in both English and maths. Learners who are enrolled on this course will also, as part of their overall programme of study, be enrolled on either Functional Skills or GCSE programmes in English and Maths in order to progress towards gaining GCSE grade 4 in both subjects.
We aim to provide you with the skills required to be able to progress into further study and training or employment upon completion of your programme of study. Key attributes required by employers are that individuals be enthusiastic, motivated, presentable (in some instances in company uniform), organised, articulate, able to think 'outside the box', business-like and enterprising, and that they have a 'can-do' attitude. We work on all these areas throughout the duration of your programme of study, and your tutor(s) will provide feedback on progress made, as well as areas for development.
What can I do next?
Learners who successfully complete will be eligible for progression onto a Level 2 programme of study, or an apprenticeship in a related discipline.
What are my career options?
Opportunities in the building services sector include: electrical, electronics, renewable technologies and electrical or mechanical engineering.
Course information last updated: Friday 17th September 2021 @ 10.30am (1 day ago)