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Construction

On this course you will learn about and construct common electrical circuits and systems in a safe manner, and gain a good understanding of the theory which underlies electrical work.

Entry Requirements

GCSE level 4 (Grade C) in both maths AND English is required. Students need to demonstrate they have the commitment, attitude and desire to study to become qualified electricians. Candidates do NOT need to have completed the Level 1 Electrical Installation before beginning Level 2 if they meet the entry requirements for level 2.

  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Multiple choice testing, portfolio work and practical assignments.

    Aims of the course

    The Level 2 qualification is designed for Learners that want to gain a better understanding of the industry, providing them with the skills and experience they need. This Level 2 Diploma will suit you if you want to learn the Electrotechnical principles and practices to help start your career in the electrical sector.

    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. The majority of successful candidates progress on to a level 3 Electrical Installation course.

    Facilities

    The course is 50% Theory classroom based and 50% practical workshop bases. Plus minimum of 1 weeks work experience.

    Career Options

    On successful completion this qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to further progress your learning within the electrical industry, such as the level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations or an Electrotechnical Apprenticeship

    What can I earn as a construction worker? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

    If you're interested in a career in construction, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with major construction companies, our courses include valuable work experience opportunities, helping to prepare you for your first role in this exciting industry. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/construction or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

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

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 1,673 p/year
24+ £1,673 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 09/09/2019 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 09/09/2019
    End Date 03/07/2020

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 1,673 p/year
    24+ £1,673 p/year
    International £8,640 p/year
  • Starting 09/09/2019 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 09/09/2019
    End Date 03/07/2020

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 1,673 p/year
    24+ £1,673 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

Construction and building trades n.e.c.

£30,000

Electrical and electronics technicians

£55,000

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.

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.

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.

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.

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