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Electrical Installation (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’ve got an interest in finding out how things work and are thinking about pursuing a career in electrics or a related profession.

You’ll learn both practical and theoretical elements of electrical installation including where power comes from, how to work with electricity safely, the different power needs of various household and commercial appliances and basic principles of wiring.

You can expect to gain knowledge and confidence to work with electrics and will do so with experienced electricians and with safe and up-to-date equipment and facilities.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C000145 / Q000891


Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installation


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grades 3 (D) or above.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed by a series of written and practical assessments.


You could progress to further study at Nottingham College onto a Electrical Level 2 programme as long as you successfully complete the Level 1 course, achieve English Language and Maths at grade 4 (C) and pass a skills test.

Alternatively you could progress to an Electrical Apprenticeship so you can further develop your knowledge and skills within a real industry setting.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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