Who is it suitable for?For candidates who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. Suitable for candidates who have previously completed the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation or equivalent qualification.
What’s involved?The course is structured to suit a wide range of learners with hands on workshop activities and complementary classroom delivery. Candidates will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and career progression within the electrical industry.
The units that will be studied are:
Health and safety in building services engineering
Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
Principles of electrical science
Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification
Electrical Installations: inspection, testing and commissioning
Electrical systems design
Career awareness in building services engineering
Where might it lead? When candidates have successfully completed this qualification they will be at an Improver/Electrician’s Mate level. In order to fully qualify as an Electrician, candidates will need to fully meet the performance criteria as laid down in the National Occupational Standards put together by Summit Skills, the Sector Skills Council. This is covered in the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment).
Course duration We would estimate the course duration as a minimum of 4 months. The time it takes to complete the qualification will vary per candidate. (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options).
Delivery method The qualification will consist of home study and centre attendance for theory sessions and practical training in the workshop.
Assessment methods Online multiple choice exams, written assignments and practical assessments.
Entry requirements Candidates should have previously completed the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation qualification or equivalent. Candidates must be aged 16 or over.
How much does it cost? £3000+VAT
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