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About the course

This qualification is for you if you are a 16 to 19 year old learner, who wishes to work as an electrician in the building services industry. It has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform from which to progress through further into an apprenticeship programme or into employment. This route at Level 2 is a step towards becoming a competent electrician.

Entry requirements

Four GCSE's Grade C or above, including maths and English at Grade C (4/5) and science. It is expected that the applicant will have a genuine interest in the industry and each applicant will be required to attend an interview to ascertain his/her suitability for the course as well as take a short aptitude test.

Qualifications

City and Guilds Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation Level 2 (8202-20)

What you'll learn (core modules)

This diploma has five mandatory units:

 

  • Health and safety
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  • Principles of Electrical Science
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  • Electrical Installations Technology
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  • Installation of Wiring Systems and Enclosures
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  • Communication within Building Services Environment
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    This course is assessed by synoptic exam and practical assessment.

     

    How will I be assessed?

    The synoptic assignment is externally set, internally marked and externally moderated. The assignment requires candidates to identify and use effectively, in an integrated way, an appropriate selection of skills, techniques, concepts, theories, and knowledge from across the whole content area.

    Candidates will be judged against the Assessment Objectives

    There will be one opportunity within each academic year to sit the assignment. Candidates who fail the assignment will have one resit opportunity. The resit opportunity will be in the next academic year, and will be the assignment set for that academic year once released to centres. If the resit is failed, the candidate will fail the qualification.

    Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

    The Milburn Campus

    Where will the course take me?

    On successful completion of this course you can apply for the following courses:

    • Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 3
    • Extended Diploma - Construction & The Built Environment
    • Electrical Apprenticeship 

    Will I need any materials or equipment?

    • Protective footwear
    • Lever arch file and paper
    • Pens & coloured pencils
    • Scientific calculator
    • Drawing instruments; ruler, protractor etc.
    • TMC Branded Clothing
    • Work Trousers
    • Reference material:
    • Current version of the on the site guide to BS7671 (2018)
    • City and Guilds Textbook/Electrical Installation work (8th Ed.) By Brian Scaddan

    Days & times

    Starting September 2019


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