Electrical Installation (Part Time)

Qualification: EAL Diploma
Level 2

About the course

Want to become an electrician and need a recognised qualification? This industry-recognised electrical installation qualification will provide you with the basic knowledge and craft skills. You will learn, develop and practise in a secure environment the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation.

This qualification is suitable for:

  • Those who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so)
  • Those who wish to acquire new knowledge and skills

This course is two nights a week - Tuesday and a Wednesday, 6pm - 9pm.

What you will learn

This qualification includes five mandatory units:

  • Electrical installation theory and technology
  • Electrical installation methods, procedures and requirements
  • Electrical installation craft skills
  • Electrical science and principles
  • Health and safety

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 also covers standard circuits as described in the On-Site Guide.

Learning style

The study time on this course are a combination of formal lectures, theoretical assignments, self-study and laboratory/workshop practical assignments.

Facilities

Our construction workshops provide a fantastic learning environment with industry standard equipment.

Assessment

The assessment involves on-screen examinations, practical assessments and a theory assignment.

Entry requirements

It is expected that you should have GCSE grades A*-D in English, maths and a science subject.

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course.

What next?
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings,
    Structures and the Environment)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Maintaining Electrotechnical Systems)
  • EAL Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Procedures for the Installation of Electrical Systems and Equipment for Engineering Construction Plant
Additional information

List of equipment required for this course:

To make sure that you get the most out of the learning sessions, please make sure that you have the following equipment with you for each and every lesson. 

  • 2 Pens
  • 2 Pencils
  • A 300mm rule
  • A pair of compasses
  • A protractor
  • A number of coloured pens or pencils
  • A highlighter pen
  • A scientific calculator, [preferably Casio fx86]
  • An A4 ring binder
  • An A4 loose-leaf pad, [feint ruled with margin]
  • On-site Guide to BS7671 2008 amended 2011 [Yellow] ISBN 978-1-84919-887-5
  • Safety Boots