Gain an introduction to the electrical industry and develop the practical skills necessary to install electrical equipment to an industry standard. You will learn the basics about different types of installation including electrical installation, wiring and terminations, fabrication techniques for electrical installations, and electrical science and technology.

You will be required to undertake 1 week work experience with an electrician, on a construction site or in a construction related field. You will also be expected to take part in community projects.

This course is approximately 30% theory and 70% practical.

Unit Info:

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

You will complete work books and assignments using online resources. You will also take part in a Construction work placement which will give you on-site experience alongside opportunities to complete relevant community projects with New College Stamford.

On successful completion of this course you could progress to study the Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 2 or to job roles such as an Installation or Maintenance Electrician Apprentice.

You will be assessed through a combination of practical assessments and written, short answer question papers.

You will require a warehouse coat, work trousers and laced safety footwear, along with reference books and stationery. You will be sent a full list of materials and equipment prior to enrolment.

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English and maths, or Construction Operations Diploma Level 1.

For Admission

Department : Electrical
Level : Level 1
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1 Year Full Time
Course Code : FLDESAP

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