|Qualification type||City and Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate|
|Study times||09:15 - 16:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays|
|Entry requirements||Four GCSE's, including Maths Grade 6, English Grade 4 and Science Grade 4, or successful completion of our Level 1 provision and subsequent completion of progression assessments. It is expected that you have a genuine interest in the industry. You will be required to attend an interview as well as passing a short aptitude test.|
|Campus||West Suffolk College Sixth Form Campus, Bury St Edmunds|
|Work placements||You will be required to undertake a minimum of 50 hours Work Experience.|
Is it for me?
This qualification is for you if you wish to build a career as an electrician in the building services industry. It has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and to progress you further onto our Level 3 apprenticeship programme & employment. The qualification is a step towards becoming a competent electrician and will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the electrotechnical sector.
Not only will this course teach you the basic skills and knowledge of Electrical Installation, but you will also develop excellent professional skills during your studies, equipping you for life in the workplace. The importance of resilience and increasing confidence to work independently is strongly developed in this Level 2 programme.
What you'll learn
- Health and safety
- Principles of electrical science
- Electrical installations technology
- Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
- Communication within building services environments
Equipment required for the course
- Protective footwear
- Electrician toolkit (details on request)
- Lever arch file and paper
- Pens & coloured pencils
- Scientific calculator
- Drawing instruments; ruler, protractor etc.
Work experience placements
Work experience is a big part of this course â€“ you'll need to undertake a minimum 50 hours within a work experience placement in the sector, which will give you a massive advantage when you are ready to move into employment.
This course is assessed by synoptic exam and practical assessment.
- Level 3 Apprenticeship
- Industrial Electrician
- Commercial Electrician
- Residential Electrician
- Electrical Contractor
- Self Employment
- Electrical Project Manager
Days & times
Starting September 2023
Tuesday 09:15 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:15 - 16:00
Thursday 09:15 - 16:00