Construction & the Built Environment

Electrical Installation Studies Diploma - R213

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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If you are looking to train as a fully qualified electrician installing in commercial, industrial and domestic locations, this City & Guilds 2365 course could be for you. This is now the default qualification for the traditional route to becoming an electrician.

Please note on completion of the course you will hold the status of Electrician's Mate.

Course Details

The course covers the following subjects:-

  • Commercial - such as supermarkets, offices, warehouses, schools, shops, restaurants and hospitals.
  • Industrial - such as research/development parks, heavy manufacturing, buildings and factories.
  • Domestic - such as houses, flats, bungalows, renewable and solar PV.
  • Agricultural - farms.
  • Maintenance services and local authorities.
  • Media - Electricians required for the day to day running operations in television and radio.
  • Sporting venues - theatres, concert halls and stadium events.
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (2365-02) or equivalent and Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent in Maths.

Satisfactory interview, school report and/or reference.

Office use only. Non Standard 6.

Equipment Required

Students will be required to provide their own safety boots and drawing equipment, e.g. scale ruler, pencils and pens.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be through practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
Where can I progress to?

Employment or advanced apprenticeship at level 3.

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Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021

REF R213M001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £2850.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 14:00 — 10:30 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters

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