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Key details

Attendance Part-Time
Duration 36 weeks (2 evenings per week)
Code
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Level Further Education
Start Date 11/01/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This Level 1 diploma will teach you all the skills you need to work in the domestic electrical installation industry, such as wiring sockets and light circuits in homes.

A key part of gaining employment in the electrical installation industry is having a strong understanding of maths.

It is recommended that you progress through the levels to improve your mathematics skills.

What you'll study

In order to get your diploma, you will need to successfully complete the following units:

  • Fundamental Safe Working Practices
  • Environmental and Sustainability Measures in Domestic Dwellings
  • Site Preparation for Working in the Construction Industry
  • Electrical Installation Wiring and Terminations
  • Fabrication Techniques for Electrical Installation
  • Electrical Science and Technology
  • In order to get your diploma, you will need to successfully complete the following units:

    • Fundamental Safe Working Practices
    • Environmental and Sustainability Measures in Domestic Dwellings
    • Site Preparation for Working in the Construction Industry
    • Electrical Installation Wiring and Terminations
    • Fabrication Techniques for Electrical Installation
    • Electrical Science and Technology

Assessment

The course is assessed by continuous practical assessments and knowledge-based assessments for each Unit.

Entry requirements

A minimum of Entry Level 3 in Mathematics or achieve this on an assessment at your interview.

Next steps

Before you start this course you will need to purchase safety boots with steel toe caps and a hi-vis vest as you are required to wear them when working in the College workshops. Successful completion of a Level 1 course can lead onto Level 2 and 3 courses. Your course may include work experience or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time or casual work, or you might work outside of your studies. A domestic electrician has the potential to earn anywhere between £12K and £40 per year. Working in the construction industry could see you constructing and managing major buildings, structures and facilities. Career opportunities are available through large construction contractors and smaller specialist employers in the public and private sectors. You could also train to become your own boss and become self-employed. Our students benefit from local site visits and trips to construction companies, such as our award-winning local partner Priestley Construction. Our Careers Guidance Team can assist you with choosing the right course and thinking about where this might take you in the future. Email: careers@bradfordcollege.ac.uk Our Work Placements Team can assist you in finding a work placement which provides you with hands-on experience in the industry linked to your course. Tel: 01274 088 943 Email: workplacements@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

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Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees.

The amount depends on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: enrolment@bradfordcollege.ac.uk.

Student Finance

You may be entitled to financial support whilst you study. To find out more, contact our Student Finance Team.

Tel: 01274 088 349 Email: studentfunding@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

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