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Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) Level 2 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

This qualification is a stepping stone, blending theory and practical skills, setting you on your way to becoming a fully qualified electrician. This course will help you to learn, develop and practice the key skills required for a range of careers in the electrotechnology industry.

Course content

The focus is on an all-round understanding of the electrical trade, so you’ll take a mix of practical and theory lessons – gaining a range of experiences and skills to prepare you for working life.

Course subjects include:

  • Electrical installation theory/technology

  • Practical installation competencies

  • Basic electronics

As well as working towards your Electrical Installation Certificate you’ll be supported to develop your English and maths skills.

You’ll be studying in our specialist workshops at Kings Langley campus, learning from tutors with years of professional experience.

Professional experience on site with an employer is also key to success. All West Herts College students take GAP work placements but we’ll also encourage you to find additional opportunities locally with employers.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs (A*–D) including English, maths and science. You will be invited to a course introduction meeting which will include a range of relevant assessments.

Future opportunities

Successful students can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures), NVQ in Electrical Installation part time. Possible careers include areas of electrical installation, including alarms, maintenance, heating and ventilation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    • Our Kings Langley campus offers the very best facilities for training in electrical installation, motor vehicle engineering and plumbing with modern, well-equipped workshops so you keep fully up-to-date with the ever-changing world of electrical technology.

      Our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers are qualified in the trade, providing quality training that ensures all bright sparks leave us well connected for their future career.