This is perfect if you’ve got an interest in electrics, enjoy problem solving and knowing how things work, and want to pursue a career as an electrician.
You’ll learn about the science of electricity, and the technology behind how it is generated, transmitted and installed. You’ll also learn the practical skills needed for an electrical installation, such as containment systems, wiring systems, the installation of accessories, switch gear and machinery.
You can expect to improve your knowledge of electricity and working with it, and how this knowledge can be applied in industry. There will be a range of practical skills tests and theory assessments to ensure you understand the science foundations and how to work safely in industry.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000156 / Q000928
Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installation
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language at grade 4 and maths at grade 5. Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C).
Progressing students must have successfully completed the Electrical Installation Level 1 course, have achieved English Language and Maths at grade 4 (C) and passed a progression assessment.
There will be a range of practical skills tests and theory assessments to ensure you understand the science foundations and how to work safely in industry.
Choose to follow with further study at Level 3 or into an apprenticeship through Nottingham College. You could also find permanent employment as an electrician or trainee within an organisation.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
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