Electrical Installation, Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D1ELEPF5SW

Electrical Installation, Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 course is the ideal introduction to electrical installation and will allow you to develop a solid foundation for your future career. You will learn about electrical installation, responsibilities and procedures, safe working practices, environmental protection measures and scientific principles.

You'll learn practical skills in our workshops, which will be supplemented with tutorial support, employability sessions, personal development, and study skills. You'll be taught by our expert lecturers, who all have experience working in the electrical industry. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level you'll need to become an electrician.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical observations, written assignments and an online portfolio.

What could I do after this course?

You could progress to Weston College’s Level 2 Electrical Installation course or into an apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

A commitment to learning and ambition to succeed, plus a successful interview.

Course Level

Level 1

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Brandon Harvey, Plumbing

Brandon Harvey

“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”

Former school: Priory Community School

Course: Plumbing

What next? Progress on to Level 3.

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