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The City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installations aims to give learners who have no prior experience of the electro-technical industry, a foundation introduction to the underpinning knowledge and practical skills required for progression to the City & Guilds Level 2 qualification

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    GCSE maths AND English level 3 (grade D) or above.

    Assessment Method

    The completion of a variety of written and practical assessments strategically planned during the academic year.

    Aims of the course

    To give learners who have no prior experience of the electro-technical industry.

    Progression Opportunities

    This study programme can lead to a several different paths for further education in electrical industries, and potential job opportunities include self-employment, joining construction companies and working with local authority maintenance teams.

    Facilities

    The electrical courses are workshop and classroom based

    Career Options

    Learners who successfully meet the criteria set out in assessments may progress to the City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma Note that students require at least GCSE level 4 (grade C) in maths AND English to progress onto level 2 Electrical Installation. Level 1 students without this will need to obtain these GCSE's while undertaking the Level 1 Electrical Installation if they wish to progress to level 2 the following year.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 02/07/2021

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 994 p/year
24+ £994 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Electricians and electrical fitters

£28,000

Electrical and electronics technicians

£55,000

Electrical and electronic trades n.e.c.

£35,000

Dan Sherwood

I’ve learnt that the best thing you can do is get your head down, work hard and put in the hours – it’s worth it.

Omobolaji Raimi

Omobolaji Raimi

It was not easy to get a job in the engineering industry, so I continued with some short courses and agency work to get more experience. This really helped me to stand out in interviews and enabled me to secure a permanent role.

Saffron Waller

Saffron Waller

Everyone is really lovely and really encouraging. I’ve got good teachers – they’re nice people and they don’t talk down to students.

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

Passion, discipline and dedication are the watchwords of being successful – not only in this industry but also in being a better human.

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