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Electrical Installations Level 1 at Peterborough Regional College

Course description

The course covers industrial, commercial, and domestic installations and is ideal if you are interested in a career as an electrician. You will spend time in our simulated working environment.

This Level 1 programme is taught in both the classroom and workshop and can lead to opportunities for further progression or employment.

Course content

The course will cover a number of practical skills you will need to start your career. These include: • Understanding the electrical/construction industry • Site preparation • Electrical installation wiring • Basic hand skills • Electrical science and technology

Entry requirements

You will need an interest in this subject and a willingness to work hard and provide your school report.

Financial information

You will be required to purchase your own safety equipment (boots and overalls) prior to starting the course. Details on where to purchase these will be given to you.


Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course as well as achieving functional skills English and maths will enable you to progress on to the level 2 programme, or in to employment as an electrical apprentice where you will undertake the level 3 qualification.

Further information

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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    • At Peterborough Regional College  we want you to be successful both during your time at College and anything you decide to do afterwards. No two students are the same and we understand the important of valuing people as individuals and recognise that sometimes there are barriers that may get in the way of people reaching their full potential. The support services within PRC exist to help remove them barriers. Through our various services we can provide a network of support to help you get the most out of your course.