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Electrical Engineering NVQ Level 2 at The Kingsway Academy

Course description

This Level 2 Engineering course is a one year practical course where you will attend the Maritime and Engineering College North West at their purpose built facility in Birkenhead. The course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to gain a NVQ Level 2 in Electrical Installation. It is a nationally recognised qualification that will help to make you employable within the electrical industry. It will cover both the theoretical and practical aspects of electrical work.

Course content

Units you will study: Electrical Safety, Communication, Electrical Installation and Testing Domestic Installations. As part of these units, you will be taught how to use a range of hand tools and testing equipment. This will include learning how to identify these tools and make sure they are in safe working order. Students will be expected to understand the high standards of behaviour required to work in an electrical environment.

Entry requirements

GCSE grades D and E

Assessment

There are two aspects to the course, practical and theory. Practical activities will be assessed as a series of exercises completed after expert tuition in the electrical workshop. Theory will be taught and assessed in the classroom with a series of knowledge based questionnaires completed after full tuition has been undertaken. The practical and knowledge assessments will be co-ordinated as there is a direct correlation between the two activities.

Financial information

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Future opportunities

As this is a recognised qualification within the engineering sector, you will be able to look for a position within a company offering electrical services. You may also consider an apprentice position to continue your training within this field. It will also be possible to enrol onto a Level 3 NVQ course at college

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Kingsway Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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