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Electrical Installation Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you have a mechanical mind? Are you curious about how things work? Are you a natural problem solver who likes fixing things? If so, then our Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 2, could be the perfect course for you. 

At our on-site electrical workshops, you will learn how to carry out a range of electrical installation tasks using measuring instruments and hand tools. You will also learn about the theory of electrical principles. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of different wiring regulations and the science behind electrical topics such as electromagnetism, electric motors, alternators and other devices. You will also learn about different types of lighting, AC theory, cable sizing and testing. During the course, you will have the opportunity to learn about health and safety requirements, develop your IT and functional skills and get involved in a range of teambuilding activities.

Entry requirements

You will need a reasonable standard of GCSEs in different subjects, including at least a D in English, maths and science. You will also have a capacity for practical work and a real interest in the industry. Before starting on the course, we will invite you to attend an interview, complete a selection test and provide a reference.

Assessment

You will complete practical assignments and written exams. You will be tested on your theoretical knowledge and the practical projects that you complete in the workshop.

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course you can then progress onto a Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 3. You may also have the opportunity to progress onto an apprenticeship or employment within the electrical installation industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Artrix

      Ready to take to the stage? Thanks to an innovative partnership with Bromsgrove Arts Centre Trust and Bromsgrove District Council, Heart of Worcestershire College is proud to deliver its expressive arts courses at Artrix, one of Worcestershire’s premier arts venues. The centre provides a cultural hub for the community and ensures that performing arts, theatre production and music students have a professional environment to study in.

      Harley Davidson University

      Our Bromsgrove campus is home to the UK’s only Harley Davidson University. Employees of the franchise dealership come from across Europe and beyond to train in these state-of-the-art facilities and it also provides valuable work experience to selected Heart of Worcestershire College students.

      Eden Cafe

      Our campus cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up with your friends. With fresh, healthy and delicious meals served at reasonable prices why go anywhere else? In addition, for those 11am slumps why not treat yourself to a Costa Coffee? Located on campus there is no need to venture down to the High Street. It’s the ideal place to relax and rehydrate during your study breaks!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.