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Electrical Installation: Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma at NESCOT

Course description

This course provides a mixture of practical and theory lessons, enabling you to gain an all-round understanding of the electrical trade.  As an electrician you will face a range of practical challenges in your day-to-day work and this is mirrored in the way your course is taught.

Course content

Working Effectively and Safety in an Electro-Technical Environment:  This unit aims to develop your ability to identify safe practice and to work within the guidelines set by current health and safety legislation for the Electro-Technical industry.

Principles of Electro-Technology:  In this unit you will gain an understanding of the purpose and fundamental principles of electro-technology within the industry.

Application of Health & Safety and Electrical Principles: This unit prepares you for working in the industry and enables you to apply the safe working practices and electrical principles that you have learnt.

Installation:  This unit is concerned with the underlying principles related to electrical installation.  It will include the understanding and use of statutory and non-statutory legislation, use of drawings and specifications and types of cabling and equipment used in the industry.

Entry requirements

Two GCSEs in maths and English at Grade C or above.  Science GCSE would also be an advantage due to the electrical principles involved in this course.  All learners will be interviewed and will need to provide a recent school report demonstrating good attendance, punctuality, attitude and behaviour.

Future opportunities

This Level 2 qualification will prepare you to progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NESCOT directly.

Last updated date: 30 August 2016
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      Nescot is located just off the A240 (Reigate Road), close to the junction with the A24 (Ewell Bypass).  The College is just five miles inside the M25 (Junction 9).
      There is a large, free car park for use by students and visitors.

      By Rail:
      Nescot is served by two mainline railway stations.
      Ewell East (Southern Railway)
      Ewell East is a two-minute walk from the College from a public footpath leading off Platform 2.  Trains run every half-hour from London Victoria.
      Ewell West (South West Trains)
      Ewell West, which is 15 minutes walk from the College, is on the main line from London Waterloo.

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