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Electrical Installation - Practical Skills - Level 2

This qualification is for students who wish to work as an electrician in the building services industry. It has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform from which to progress into an apprenticeship programme or into employment.

  • Course Description

    The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the electro-technical sector.

    • You will cover compulsory aspects such as:

    • Scientific Principles

    • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures

    • Electrical Installations Technology
  • Entry Requirements

    You will need:

    4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above which must include a grade 4 (C) or higher in maths

    You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.

  • Course Length

    Full-time courses at the college are generally 3-4 days per week (you may be in an extra day if you are resitting English and/or Maths). All students are expected to complete study hours in the Learning Resource Centre and at least 30 hours work experience on top of their college hours.

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    16-18 Free*
    19+ £900

    * Certain courses may have additional costs to cover trips or DBS checks, and for some courses you will be expected to purchase additional items such as uniform or equipment.

    Fee information

    Though this course is free for those aged 16-18, there may be additional fees related to the programme, such as additional equipment or uniform, trips, DBS checks and work placement costs. Further information will be sent to all applicants before enrolment.

    Find all the information you need about course fees and financial help below.

    Information on Fees and Financial Help

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    City & Guilds Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation (Level 2)

    Students aged 16 to 18 who do not already have GCSE qualifications in maths and/or English at grades 4 (C) - 9 (A*) will take qualifications in English and/or maths as part of their vocational study programme - this is a government requirement.

    How is my course assessed?

    The course is internally assessed through observation/practical/written assessment techniques.

Starting 07/09/2020

King's Lynn

Full-Time

Duration 1 year

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