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Electrical Installation Level 1 Diploma at West Lancashire College

Course description

West Lancashire College has a thriving Department of Electrical Installations based at its purpose-designed Construction Academy.  Our qualified and experienced team of experts are now delivering the level 1 certificate in Electrical Installation, for people wanting to work within the electrical industry, which can be taken on a full time basis.

Course content

This qualification covers the fundamental practical skills and knowledge required by someone aspiring to work in the building services engineering industry. It covers a wide range of subjects including:

> Structure of the construction industry
> Fundamental safe working practices
> Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
> Site preparation for working in the construction industry
> Fabrication techniques for electrical installation
> Electrical science and technology

Learners will undertake a period of work experience appropriate to your course as part of the programme of study.

Maths and English will be part of your programme of study and you will study qualifications in Maths and English, appropriate to your level of ability, alongside your chosen course.

From September 2015:

Theory Classes will take place at Main Skelmersdale Campus, College Way, Skelmersdale, WN8 6DX

Practical Classes will take place at West Lancashire Construction Academy, Gillibrands, Skelmersdale, WN8 9JP

Entry requirements

A minimum of 3 GCSE Grades D or above (including English, Maths and Science) and interview with appropriate curriculum staff. 

Candidates will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course and we will be looking for an appropriate standard of English and maths. We are interested in your enthusiasm and commitment to succeed.

Assessment

A minimum of 3 GCSE Grades D or above (including English, Maths and Science) and interview with appropriate curriculum staff. 

Candidates will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course and we will be looking for an appropriate standard of English and maths. We are interested in your enthusiasm and commitment to succeed.

Future opportunities

There are a wide range of progression opportunities for learners including:

• City and Guilds 2365 level 2

• EAL level 2 Certificate in Engineering and Technology

• City and Guilds 2365 level 2

• 2382 17th Edition qualification.

• 2394/2395 Testing and inspection.

• 2377 Portable Appliance Testing.

• 2357 if employed

 

This course is designed to open up the world of Engineering with further study, to students either as a continuing student or as an employed electrician /engineer. Career Progression opportunities include:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Engineering Maintenance Technician
  • Engineering Operative

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 June 2016
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