Building Services (Electrical) Level 1
This qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in electrical installation. All teaching will take place in our fully equipped workshops, laboratories and classrooms under guidance from qualified and experienced staff. Your course will be made up of units which will likely be; 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 and electrical science and technology.
Good English and Maths skills are essential for most jobs and courses you will progress onto. The construction industry in East Anglia is expanding at a fast rate, over the next 5 years it is expected to grow by 14% offering a good range of job opportunities across the sector.
Why Our College?
All construction and building services students learn in our specialist workshops using the latest tech and equipment.
Expert teaching staff
Our teaching staff are industry experts with real life experience working within their sector
Real work experience
You'll gain hands-on experience working with local and national employers
Achieve 2 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including Maths & English. Demonstrate commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to succeed on the course. Successfully complete a pre-interview task which will be discussed at an informal interview. Provide a reference.
Assessment is usually through assignments throughout the year
On successful completion of this course with a good attendance and behaviour record and reference from your course leader, you could progress onto Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation. You could also consider an Apprenticeship.
The qualification will allow you to progress into employment, although not as a fully qualified electrician but at an Improver/Electrician's Mate level. In order to fully qualify as an Electrician you will need to complete a Level 3 qualification either College or work based. For further information about job roles please check: National Careers Service - Electrician.
If you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition feeIs are free. If you are aged 19 years and over please contact the Advice Shop In addition to this there will be costs for Uniform of steel toe capped boots, trousers and logo shirt. Approximate costs lb40 Please check our Finance pages for information on financial support, fee information and student travel offers that are available. Alternatively please contact the Advice Shop.