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Electrical Installations - Buildings and Structures EAL Diploma Level 3 at Hugh Baird College

Course description

This course is ideal if you want to follow a career as an electrician or domestic installer or if you want to go on to university. The qualification will enable you to gain the knowledge and abilities that underpin this discipline.

You will study a range of units including understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems, the principles of electrical science, electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification and electrical system design.

This programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A-C if you do not already have these grades.

Course content

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Electrical installations: inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Electrical systems design
  • Career awareness in building services engineering

Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C. Maths, English and Science would be desirable but not essential

or

  • Electrical Installations - Level 2
  • Electrical qualifications including; Domestic Installer, Inspection & Testing

Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

Financial information

16 - 18 Years: Free
 
You are expected to supply your own pen, pencil, scale ruler, calculator, eraser, steel toe capped boots and overalls (if required).

Future opportunities

  • Electrician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Electrical Installer
  • Project Manager
  • Self Employment

Further information

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 April 2016
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    • By train

      The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the College campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the College from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas.

      By car

      Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

      The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

      By bus

      Students can also travel to College on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. 

      • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
      • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
      • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
      • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
      • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
      • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
      • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
      • From Liverpool City Centre: 47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300