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This qualification is a one-year course and builds on the Level 2 Diploma by providing learners with more advanced knowledge and the related practical skills they will need to pursue a career in this occupational area.
You will study the following mandatory content:
- Electrical installation design
- Environmental technology systems
- Electrical science and principles
- Electrical installation craft
- Inspection, testing and commissioning
- Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
To gain this qualification, learners must successfully achieve:
- Six mandatory units and one optional unit, including the related on-screen examinations, centre-marked assignment and practical test for each unit
- The specified synoptic assessment
How will I know how I am doing?
Targets will be set and agreed with your tutor; you will receive regular feedback and one-to-one reviews to ensure that you are on track to achieve your goals. Your practical work will also be assessed by your tutor and your portfolio will be assessed by our internal verification team. Parents can also monitor progress through the Pro Monitor portal.
What do I need to join?
A Level 2 electrical qualification and a grade 4 (C) in English, Maths and Science.
Maths & English
Learners who have not achieved grade 4 (C) or above in Maths and English will be given additional support to improve these skills.
In conjunction with obtaining a trade qualification and practical experience, learners will also develop other skills, such as interview techniques and CV preparation, to prepare them for the world of work.
All courses include opportunities for learners to experience working in a construction environment – this may be with employers, or as part of a community project or a project within the College campus. This gives learners the opportunity to develop their skills in their chosen trade and will assist with progression choices.
What can I do next?
On successful completion, you may progress onto a Level 3 apprenticeship.
What are my career options?
Electrical and/or electronic engineer.