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Electrical Installation Level 1 Diploma at Walsall College

Course description

This one year introductory qualification gives learners a taste of the skills involved in Electrical Installation.

During the course you will undertake a broad range of basic activities designed to prepare you for entry into the electrical Industry with the primary emphasis on Electrical Installation. You will be expected to plan, prepare for and carry out hand fitting activities. You will produce a work plan containing job instructions, materials, tools, equipment and components that may be required for the activities. The course is assessed by practical tasks, written assignments and online multiple choice tests.

70% of your time will be spent in our purpose built workshops at the college's Green Lane Campus, which have been expertly designed and laid out to simulate construction industry conditions.

Here you will develop your skills under expert guidance from your tutors, who are all industry qualified and highly experienced. The remaining 30% of your time will be spent in the classroom, where you will learn the background knowledge and theory of the skills you are acquiring.

You be will be required to complete tasks and projects, which will build in complexity and difficulty as you progress, enabling your skills and knowledge to be fully developed and tested.

Entry requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required. All applicants will be interviewed, be asked to show their record of achievement and undertake an initial assessment to establish their level. They will also complete a dexterity test in the form of taster days. This will give you an insight into the course and establish suitability.


Each unit will be assessed through an assignment which incorporates both theory and practical.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will enable you to, subject to conditions, progress onto the C&G 2365 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations or into an apprenticeship with an electrical contractor.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 August 2016
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