If you are good with practical work and have an eye for detail, electrical installations could be a great career for you. Electricians install and maintain the equipment needed for the safe and efficient use of electricity, including fitting and repairing electrical circuits and wiring.
The programme consists of: health and safety in building services engineering; understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems; principles of electrical Science; fault diagnosis and rectification; inspection, testing and commissioning; electrical systems design and career awareness in building services engineering.
Completion of this programme can lead to full-time employment as an electrician, following completion of work based learning (NVQ), or other options for further education such as a HNC qualification.
You will need GCSE’s including English and Maths (minimum Grade C). You must also be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week.
Assessment is a combination of practical observations within the workplace and online multiple choice and written assignments. All components will need to be completed before opening the Gateway to the end-point assessment (AM2).