West Thames College London

Electrical Installation - City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma

The course is suitable for school leavers aged 16-18. This course includes theory and practice and is designed as a starting point for those seeking to become trained electricians.

Key course features

Qualification:

L1 City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installation

Level: Level 1

Mode: Full-time

Start Date: 04 September 2017

Who is this course for?

This qualification is for learners wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in electrical installation.

About the course

On the Electrical qualification you will study:

  • Wiring and terminals
  • Fabrication techniques
  • Electrical science and technology.

There are also four other subjects which are covered in the qualification -

  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Environmental measures in domestic dwellings
  • Sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry.

Additional opportunities

Students will have the opportunity to go on trips and hopefully undertake some work experience.

How will I be assessed?

Candidates must successfully complete one assignment for each unit that is set by City & Guilds and assessed by your lecturer. There is also a practical assignment at the end of the course.

Where next?

This qualification can lead to progression to Level 2 Electrical Installation or Level 2 Engineering.

Entry requirements
None, but you will have an interview and assessment. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.
Fees
This course is free for students under 19 years.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.

Soundbite

  1. Sabina Enu-Kwesi

    Engineering student

    Sabina Enu-Kwesi

    “We get so much help and you never feel like you’re wrong – you’re just learning. I feel like I’m making progress every day and I’m getting better and better at what I do. I had the opportunity to do some work experience at British Airways in the servicing and repairs department which encouraged me to work harder to achieve my goal of becoming a civil engineer.”

  2. Susan Thapa

    BTEC Level 2 Engineering

    Susan Thapa

    "In the future, if I do well I would like to become an engineer. I'm more interested in the design side and I enjoy using CAD so I would probably specialise in this area. The good thing about the course is I can learn the basics and then choose what to specialise in later."

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