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Electrical Installation Level 1 Diploma at New College Nottingham

Course description

If you've got a buzz for electrics and are keen to persue a career as an electrician, then this is the course for you. Getting you up to speed with the latest regulations in the industry, this course takes you through both level 1 and 2 of the qualification. You'll be practical and hands-on right from the very start and you'll learn how to apply them to be industry standard.

Course content

This course consists of the following:

  • Hands on application
  • Production and distribution of electricity
  • Installing components
  • Maintaining good working relations
  • Inspection and testing
  • Health and safety
  • Electrical/electronic theory

Entry requirements

Students must have ALL of the following:

  • Minimum of 2 GCSE's at grades A*-D including English and Maths - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and/or English
  • Successful assessment activities including literacy and numeracy


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A series of written and practical assessments.

Future opportunities

  • NVQ Level 2 Electrotechnical Services


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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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