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Electrical Installation Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you have a mechanical mind? Are you curious about how things work? Are you a natural problem solver who likes fixing things? If so, then our Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 2, could be the perfect course for you. 

At our on-site electrical workshops, you will learn how to carry out a range of electrical installation tasks using measuring instruments and hand tools. You will also learn about the theory of electrical principles. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of different wiring regulations and the science behind electrical topics such as electromagnetism, electric motors, alternators and other devices. You will also learn about different types of lighting, AC theory, cable sizing and testing. During the course, you will have the opportunity to learn about health and safety requirements, develop your IT and functional skills and get involved in a range of teambuilding activities.

Entry requirements

You will need a reasonable standard of GCSEs in different subjects, including at least a D in English, maths and science. You will also have a capacity for practical work and a real interest in the industry. Before starting on the course, we will invite you to attend an interview, complete a selection test and provide a reference.

Assessment

You will complete practical assignments and written exams. You will be tested on your theoretical knowledge and the practical projects that you complete in the workshop.

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course you can then progress onto a Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 3. You may also have the opportunity to progress onto an apprenticeship or employment within the electrical installation industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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