Course Information

Where is the course delivered?

  • Bridgwater Campus
  • Taunton Campus

Who is the course for?

This qualification allows the learner to progress from Level 2 and acquire advanced underpinning knowledge and related skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for learners who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so). The qualification has been adapted from the QCF Diploma within the apprenticeship framework, therefore successful completion of the qualification facilitates progression to the industry recognised qualification.

What does the course involve?

It provides the learner with an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation and testing of electrical equipment together with the relevant theory of electrical installation to the current edition of the wiring regulations. The learner has the opportunity to utilise BS 7671 within some of the units and also acquire the relevant understanding of electrical science and principles.

What makes this course special?

  • State of the art workshops
  • Fun and interactive theory sessions

Placements/Work Placements

Work experience in the electrical trade will be beneficial to help the learner get an insight into an Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A* – C or 9 – 4, including Maths, English and science
  • Successful interview

What are the assessment methods?

The assessment involves on-screen examinations, practical assessments and theory assignments.

How long is the course?

One year.

What are the College attendance requirements?

15 hours a week including self-study.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

Course materials, safety foot wear and other P.P.E (Approx £120).

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