Electrical Installations - Level 2

Course Code: CE1FE55

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Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2019Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

The course is aimed at applicants of 16 -18 years of age who have missed the opportunity of an electrical apprenticeship on leaving school or has attended a sixth form education and now would like to pursue a career in the electrical industry.

The course provides a balance of practical activities undertaken in the electrical workshops and the necessary theory for electrical installations.On competition you will receive  an Electrical Diploma at Level 2. The course framework is close to the apprenticeship scheme and is designed to prepare students to join an Apprenticeship when the course is completed.

As well as gaining a diploma you will develop your employability skills  by undertaking enrichment activities.

Entry Requirements

To apply to join the Level 2 in Electrical Installations you are required to hold a minimum of C grade at GCSE for Maths and English. A successful colour vision examination is also required.

If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Electrical Installation (QCF)

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

The theory sessions are delivered in comfortable workrooms using interactive white boards. In addition to traditional methods of teaching students are encouraged to:

Work as part of a team,  carrying out research and comparing findings with other groups

Have class discussion forums listening to views of others

Use electronic devices for interactive games / quizes etc.

Use of e-learning  ( in and out of the workroom environment ), students will be expected to access Moodle when not in college.

Practical sessions are delivered in a modern workshop environment, students carry out the work in cubicles.
 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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