What opportunities will this course give me?
Completion of this course will provide you with knowledge and experience required to gain employment in the electrical industry as an electrical improver, electricians mate, or an advanced apprentice. This course will put you in touch with industry professionals and companies as you will have to complete work placements in order to gain this qualification.
This qualification fulfils the technical qualification requirements for the JIB meaning you would only need to complete a level 3 NVQ and the AM2 exam in order to be a fully qualified electrician.
What will I be learning?
You will study a variety of units and improve your knowledge about electrical installation. You will also build on your practical skills, along with undertaking in-depth inspecting, testing, fault finding and rectification.
Why is this course for me?
This course will consist of 3 days a week at college and 2 days a week (for a significant percentage of the course) on placement with an electrical employer.
On this course you will learn about inspection and testing, fault finding and rectification, electrical principles, and electrical systems design.
The course is assessed by a written exam, which is externally marked, as well as a short project and 2 practical tasks. There are only 2 resits allowed, by the awarding body, on this course.
How will my learning be enhanced?
You will be shown how to use various pieces of industry standard multi-function testing equipment. Additionally you will be shown demonstrations and simulations of industry equipment and electrical principles to aid your understanding. Industry experts will be invited in to give master classes about various aspects of the electrical industry
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Delivery of this course will be in, our purpose built, electrical classrooms which feature the latest inspection and testing assessment rigs. The staff delivering the course are all time served electricians, with years of experience to benefit from, who utilise the latest on-line learning technologies to facilitate delivery and communication.
What do I need to sign up?
You will need 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 including English Language and mathematics and a L2 qualification in Electrical Installations.
For internal progression you will have completed L2 in the relevant vocational area and made positive progress to achieving your GCSE English and Maths (if below Grade 4) as well as demonstrating that you have upheld the college values.
You will require an interview with subject specialist staff to ensure you have a good understanding of the course you are applying for. Attendance and attainment reports from previous education will also be required.
Adult learners may apply for any of our full time and apprenticeship programmes and your vocational experience will also be taken into consideration alongside existing qualifications.
The programme is fully funded for learners aged 16-18. Fees may apply for 19+.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Steel toe-capped footwear is required for the workshop. Other personal protective equipment (PPE) will be supplied by the College.
You will be required to purchase the latest version of BS7671 for this course - please speak to your tutor to ensure the correct version is purchased.
The course is filled with internal progression from level 2 - those that have studied Level 2 at a different centre will be interviewed, approved and enrolled if there is space
Qualification details are available at www.cityandguilds.com.
All learners enrolled on a full-time study programme are expected to attend a compulsory work or industry placement during their course. The number of hours of placement will vary from 35 hours through to 750 hours, this variance is due to the differing types of assessment on each course.
Learners should be aware that this is compulsory part of their study programme and work / industry placements will take place during the college week.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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