What opportunities will this course give me?
This is aimed for you if you have completed your Level 2 in Electrical Installations. Youre ready to broaden your knowledge of design, inspection and testing, fault diagnosis and principles on your route to becoming an electrician.
This engaging programme is your gateway to enhancing your chances of gaining employment as an electrical improver or an electricians mate or as an apprentice. Armed with this qualification, and if you gain employment, with this work in industry, you will then have the option to complete an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in installing electrotechnical systems, as well as confidence to complete the AM2 exam. Both routes will be needed to set you on course to become a fully qualified electrician. Enrol on this level 3 and once you have everything in place apply for the NVQ3
What will I be learning?
Electrical Design- Electrical Scientific Principles- Inspection and Testing- Fault Diagnosis
Why is this course for me?
If you aspire to become a qualified, accredited electrician, the Level 3 award is a necessity if you are not doing an apprenticeship.
The course is thorough and varied, delivered to suit a range of learning styles; assessment is carried out through a mixture of online and written exams, as well as practical and written assessments. Content is dynamic and stimulating, spanning everything from the basics of testing and inspection, fault finding and rectification, environmental technologies, electrical principles and electrical systems design. Whatever your area of interest, were sure to cover it.
The programme is well suited to those with competing commitments, as it runs one day per week for one term (summer term after level 2) and one academic year. All students are encouraged (and supported) to deepen their experience within the industry during their time away from the College, both building their connections and expanding their understanding of the subject.
How will my learning be enhanced?
We believe that not all learning can come from a book; in fact, our courses are driven by hands on education and experiences.
You will be shown how to use a range of, industry standard multi-function testing equipment before putting the equipment into action yourself. Plus, youll benefit from frequent demonstrations and simulations of electric principles to add another layer to your understanding.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Theres no doubt about it; Eastleigh is home to some of the best facilities in the south.
Delivery of the programme will be in our purpose built, innovative classrooms featuring the latest electrical tools and inspection and testing assessment rigs. The setting gives you the best possible insight into the workplace without actually being there, providing context to your learning and getting you job ready.
Our staff have all spent years working as electricians, sharing their passion, knowledge and insights while utilising the latest online learning systems to increase your development.
Youll leave inspired and encouraged, perfectly equipped to build your career in this thriving industry.
What do I need to sign up?
Completion of the Level 2 Diploma in electrical installation (Building and structures).
All applicants will sit a BKSB assessment and diagnostic testing.
You may also be required to sit a college interview.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is open initially for those that completed level 2 at Eastleigh College from ELD2A. External applicants must undergo an interview and will only be accepted if a space is created.
Duration: one term (after Level 2) plus one academic year.
The NVQ Level 3 is a separate course and will need to be signed up for after/at or near completion of this qualification (you generally have 5 years to start that part of your journey).
Gloves and steel toe-capped foot-wear are required for the workshop.
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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