This course will enable you to enter the electrical industry having gained in-depth skills and knowledge to prepare for an apprenticeship or work. A continuation of the pre-employment study programme following on from Year 1 in Electrical Installations course; enabling the learner to enhance previously learnt knowledge in preparation for an electrical apprenticeship. The course will enable the learner to explore:
- Principles of electricity and understanding the science behind electricity and its distribution
- Design and installation technologies employed within the electrical industry
- Installation of wiring systems and enclosures of specifications involved with electrical installations to comply
Health and safety is of paramount importance in all areas of the construction industry, and this will be reinforced throughout the course. Vocational core skills of English and Maths will be embedding in the programme along with specialist delivery to enable learners to reach GCSE grade C or equivalent standards to meet industry requirements.
On successfully completed this qualification you will be at an Improver/Electricians Mate level. In order to fully qualify as an electrician you will need to complete competence units to fully meet the performance criteria as laid down in the National Occupational Standards put together by Summit Skills and the Sector Skills Council.
Skills you can gain include:
- Develop independent study skills, a good work ethos through work experience and gaining confidence in one's own ability to present yourself well, becoming self-employed.
- Discover entrepreneurial skills to develop own talent to succeed.
- The presentation of professional documents.
- C V Writing & Successful Interview techniques.
- The importance of customer service.
- Maths and English skills needed in day to day life.
- Team working to complete projects.
Successful completion of all elements of this study programme will allow you to progress in several different ways, including; - Further full time training, Level 3 Diploma in Electrical installations - Gaining employment within the Electrical industry and undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship scheme to gain further qualifications and experience
To access this course you will need to have successfully completed Level 1 Electrical Installations and hold a grade 4 in Maths.
Students will need to carry out personal research to enable them to successfully complete the course and guidance on this will be given by the course tutors. Your skills and knowledge will be continuously assessed throughout the course; additionally each unit will be assessed by end multiple choice examinations and practical tests. Support will be provided through regular meetings with your course tutor.
You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.
Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.
If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.
Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.