Engineering

Electrical Installation Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This one year study programme starts in September

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including English plus maths at grade 4/C or above.

You will achieve

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation

Last updated: 10th Oct 2018

Course overview

Electricians fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring in people’s homes and businesses. They also install and maintain electrical equipment, instruments and machinery. If you are good with practical work, can follow technical plans and want a varied job, this could be a great career for you. You’ll also need to be well organised and understand the importance of safety regulations. To qualify as an electrician you will need to complete industry-recognised training and qualifications.

Course content

This qualification allows you to acquire knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for you if you don’t currently work within the electrical industry but want to. It will give you an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation.

This qualification allows you to acquire knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for you if you don’t currently work within the electrical industry but want to.

Course themes:
•Electrical installation theory and technology
•Electrical installation methods
•Procedures and requirements
•Electrical installation craft skills
•Electrical science and principles

Within the qualification you will have the opportunity to utilise the IET On-Site Guide and also be introduced to how regulations (including BS 7671) affect electrical installation. The qualification covers standard circuits as described in the On-Site Guide

You can view more specifications from the awarding body by clicking on the link below:

http://eal.org.uk/PDF/Electrical/600_6724_X_fs.pdf

How will I be assessed?

The assessment involves on-line tests, practical assessments and assignments.

What equipment will I need?

You will need suitable overalls and protective footwear which can be purchased through the College on enrolment. You will also need pen, paper and a folder to organise your work.

Where will I study?

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre
Old Mill Lane
Barnsley
S70 2LA

What can I do next?

Progression into Apprenticeships in:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electro-technical Systems and Equipment
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma Electro-technical Services
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Procedures for the Installation of Electrical Systems and Equipment for Engineering Construction Plant

or progression onto Level 3 diploma in Electrical Installation

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Electrical Installation Level 2 Full-time