Course overviewThis course will provide you with basic understanding of electrical installation practical skills and theory that will prepare you to move towards employment as an electrician. You will learn about: how to work effectively and safely with electrical installations; the theory and principles of electricity and electrical installations; how to apply health and safety in the workplace; and how to connect and install electrical systems. This includes different types of circuits, different components and safety equipment. By the end of the course, you will be able to work confidently and safely in installing electrical systems and be able to produce high quality work. You will continue to improve your maths and/or English skills in structured lessons alongside your course, and if you plan to progress to a Level 3 course you will need to demonstrate a satisfactory level of improvement in maths and/or English by the end of the year.
What else do I need to know?As part of your course, you will visit building sites and electrical installation companies to find out more about real-life work in a range of settings. There may also be opportunities to undertake work experience as part of the course.
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College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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