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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

The Level 2 award in Electrical Installations is designed for learners who aspire to build a career as an electrician, but dont yet meet the criteria for apprenticeships. Upon successful completion of the programme, you could progress to Level 3 Electrical Installation or an Electrical Installation Apprenticeship. You will gain confidence studying a variety of units and gain skills practising electrical installations in a simulated working environment. During your course you will have external speakers, work experience and industry enrichment to give you opportunities to gain work and an apprenticeship

What will I be learning?

You will study a variety of units and gain knowledge about electrical installation. You will also build on your practical skills, along with learning about basic inspecting and testing.

Why is this course for me?

Teaching is split between the classroom and the workshops and you will undertake short written assignments, exams and carry out practical installations. The course is design to prepare learners for the electrical industry by provide the foundation knowledge required to access the trade. With access to regular external industry professionals, we aim to improve learners employability and raise expectations. As well as this, work experience is a key element to the course, allowing our learners to access the industry to gain first-hand experience.

How will my learning be enhanced?

Eastleigh College has become a beacon for electrical training. Providing some of the best high quality training on the South coast. This is due to our technical gifted and passionate team. We aim to give our learners the best possible start to their electrical careers. Combining employability, work experience, industry enrichment and site visits, with the technical electrical knowledge.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

These sessions are led by one of our industry professionals with technical knowledge as well as on site experience. Our purpose built electrical workshop provides us with the perfect learning environment with the latest in technology advancements, testing equipment and tools

What do I need to sign up?

Level 1 Electrical Installation with GCSE Maths 4/L2 and English 4/L2 achieved from previous year Or 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C / 9-4 (including English and Maths or equivalent Functional
Skills). You will be required to sit BKSB assessments and diagnostic testing.
You will also need to complete a successful interview in College, demonstrating interest and commitment to study.

All students without GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme.

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.

Text books will enhance your learning; recommendations will be made at the start of the programme.

Qualification details are available at

The programme is fully funded for students aged 16-18 fully funded. Fees may apply for those aged 19+.

Application Information

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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6/9/2021 - Apply Now


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24+: £1,715.00

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ELF2A Eastleigh College 6/9/2021 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,715.00 Apply now

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Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.