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Electrical Installation Level 1 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Thinking of a career in the electrical installation industry? Qualified electricians can choose from a range of specific occupations, from working on major construction projects to domestic work in people’s home.

Demand for the professional expertise of all electricians is growing, with many qualified professionals setting up their own businesses.

Course content

This course covers the essentials of electrical installation – the sort of work done in domestic properties. You’ll be studying in our specialist workshops at Kings Langley campus, learning from tutors with years of professional experience.

The focus is on practical projects to develop essential skills. Complementing this is theory work in the classroom, with tutors on hand from day one to support you.

Course subjects include:

  • Practical electrical installations

  • Health and safety

  • Basic electrical testing and maintenance

Practical assessments and multiple choice exams will test your electrical knowledge. We also focus on wider skills, so you can look forward to completing a GAP work placement and to developing your English and maths.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs (E–G) including maths and science, Entry Level 3 qualification. You will be invited to a course introduction meeting which will include a range of relevant assessments.

Future opportunities

Successful students can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    • Our Kings Langley campus offers the very best facilities for training in electrical installation, motor vehicle engineering and plumbing with modern, well-equipped workshops so you keep fully up-to-date with the ever-changing world of electrical technology.

      Our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers are qualified in the trade, providing quality training that ensures all bright sparks leave us well connected for their future career.