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Electrical Installation at Chelmsford College

Course description

The aim of this study programme is to acquire the skills and knowledge to become a trained electrcian. You will study the level 1 City and Guilds 7202 - 01 in electrical installation and then in the second year you will study level 2 City and Guilds 2365. This includes a range of theoretical and practical subjects relating to the electrotechnical industry, specialising in electrical installation.

Entry requirements

Level 1 - 3 GCSEs grade D or above including maths and English, and an interview. Learners with other equivalent qualifications and/or experience will be considered.

Level 2 - completion of City and Guilds level 1 qualification and satisfactory completion of all aspects of progress on your chosen study programme.


There are a variety of continuous practical and theoretical assessments conducted in the classroom and workshops, but the main assessments are by final computerised exam and practical exam in the workshop.

Financial information

Books approx £55

Workwear amd Personal Protective Equipment approx £65

Future opportunities

Upon satisfactory completion of the level 1 qualification you will have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to proceed to the level 2 qualification. Progress will depend on your ability and completion of the rest of your study block as confirmed at your progress review. This allows some students to proceed to level 2 upon early completion at level 1. Upon completion of the level 2 qualification you may gain entry to employment/take up an apprenticeship and then have opportunity to do a level 3 qualifcation.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016

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    • Our Princes Road campus houses many of our practical vocational areas. Laid out over a two-floor site with car parking and good links to buses, the campus boasts a new Electrical and Engineering block.

      A new welcome area with internet cafe, refectory and conservatory area for students to relax and socialise are also available.

      In addition to Electrical and Engineering, our Princes Road campus also houses our Construction workshops and Hospitality and Catering kitchens, with our Princes Room restaurant open to the public.

      The campus also houses a Learning Centre, Skills Development Centre, Assessment Centre and Tutorial Centre.