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Level 1 in Engineering & Electrical Installation at Loughborough College

Course description

This one-year, full-time programme is aimed at learners aged 16-18 who know that they want a highly-practical programme of learning. The programme aims to develop broad-based electrical installation and maintenance skills, alongside mechanical and fabrication engineering skills. The programme also provides the maths, English, and work skills you'll need to successfully progress into work or further study.

Course content

The course includes a blend of practical and theory units designed to develop your skills in:

  • installing electrical equipment
  • domestic and commercial rewiring
  • fabrication and welding
  • machining
  • hand-fitting

In addition to studying Functional Skills English and Maths, you'll also study work skills and learn to learn.

Entry requirements

  • Two GCSEs and a positive reference.

Future opportunities

The broad, practical focus of this programme provides Apprenticeship progression opportunities into a range of work environments, including electrical contracting, engineering, and manufacturing organisations. The blend of practical and academic skills acquired will also assist you in progressing to further Level 2 and 3 full-time courses.

Further information

The course provides you with access to a range of state-of-the-art workshops and equipment that replicate realistic work environments. This, coupled with work experience opportunities, provides learners with the confidence to demonstrate and practise skills in a broad range of contexts.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 December 2017
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    • Contact name:
    • Student Recruitment
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01509 618 375
    • Email address:
    • info@loucoll.ac.uk

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