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Electrical Installation Level 1 Diploma at Hartlepool College of Further Education

Course description

This qualification is for those waiting to enter the Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Electrical Installation qualifications.

Course content

This qualification requires learners to undertake the following mandatory units:


  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Electrical installation wiring and terminations
  • Fabrication techniques for electrical installation
  • Electrical science and technology

Entry requirements

You will take this Level 1 Diploma if you have no previous experience within the Electrotechnical sector. This level is ideal if you're just starting out and want a good basic understanding of the Electrical industry. Learners will have the opportunity on completion to progress onto the next level of vocational learning within the Electrotechnical sector.


You will be assessed on your practical skills and the knowledge you gain by assignments.

Future opportunities

Learners successfully completing this qualification can progress their careers by registering on a number of other qualifications such as:

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) 600/5498/0 or
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment
(Buildings, Structures and the Environment) 501/2232/0

Further information

All PPE is provided.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hartlepool College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 03 January 2017
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