This is the starting qualification you should choose if you aspire to become a qualified electrician in the domestic, commercial or industrial sector and do not already have an electrical apprenticeship or employment in the electrical industry. It can give you a head start on a four-year apprenticeship.
You will need to have completed the Level 1 Electrical Installations Diploma and have GCSE Grade 3 in Maths and English.
You will study health and safety, principles of electrical science, wiring systems and electrical installation technology. Around 60% of the course is practical with 40% knowledge based.
You will complete practical assessments and external online exams.
This can lead you into employment as an electrical improver and to the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) qualification.
Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*