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Electrical Installation (Electrician's course) Diploma Level 2

York College

Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB

Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Level 2
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Course Summary

This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of electrical installation skills and allows you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and willingness to learn, the ability to succeed, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.

Course Details

Units include:

• Working Effectively and Safely as an Electrician

• Principles of Electrical Installation which includes Basic Mechanics (Resistance, Voltage, Amps), Magnetism and Transformers, AC and DC Supplies, Electrical Circuits, and Methods of Wiring and Earth Bonding Requirements

• Principles of Electrical Machines (AC/DC Machines)

• Electrical Installation to Buildings and Structures which includes Wiring Systems, Cable Calculations, Fire Alarms and Security Systems, and Inspection and Testing of Systems

How will it be delivered?

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum deliver to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments.

Entry requirements

3 or 4 subjects at grade 3 ideally including English and Maths.

Your next steps...

On completion of this Diploma, you can progress on to the next level or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, and then on to higher-level courses in construction.

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