Electrical Installation, Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D3ELEPF5SW

Electrical Installation, Diploma

What will I do on this course?

The Electrical Installation Diploma will provide with a high level of industry competency. You'll learn about topics such as the application of health and safety and electrical principles, electrical maintenance, inspection, testing and commissioning, electrical maintenance, fault diagnosis and rectification.

This course includes a Level 3 EAL Intermediate Diploma in Electrical Installation, tutorial support, CSCS training, work experience, personal and social development skills, and study skills. You’ll do at least five days’ work experience within the industry, and will also develop your English and maths skills to the level most employers look for.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical skills tests, multiple choice and written tests, work observations, assignments, projects, CSCS test and online assessments.

What could I do after this course?

After the Electrical Installation Diploma, you’ll be qualified for a number of jobs in the electrical and maintenance industries. You may also decide to open up your own electrician business. If you want to increase your skills, you could progress to a HNC or foundation degree at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

You’ll need a recognised Level 2 electrotechnical qualification such as the 2330 or 2365, Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology or the EAL Intermediate Diploma in Electrical Installation.

Course Level

Level 3

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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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