Electrical Installation Level 1

Programme Description



This level 1 diploma introduces students to general electrical skills. It allows students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression as an electrician. You will undertake a variety of electrical related activities to include working with cables, Installation of socket and light switch plates and producing circuit diagrams.


Programme Features



This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of students enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft.

It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual.

The course is delivered by highly qualified and experienced staff using modern facilities.

As part of the programme, learners will also complete Essential or Basic skills.

Opportunities will also be provided for GCSEs in Welsh, English and Mathematics and for welsh language development.


Progression & Employment



Progression opportunities include apprenticeships or a full time level two diploma qualification that will provide further development and understanding of the construction industry.


Programme Content



Each unit comprises of two parts that cover subject knowledge and practical skills:

Structure of the construction Industry

Fundamental safe working practices

Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings

Site preparation for working in the construction industry

Fabrication techniques for electrical installation

Electrical science and technology

This course also includes Essential or Basic Skills Qualifications delivery.


Programme Assessment



A variety of assessment methods are used which include written knowledge questions, online and practical skills tests.


Programme Entry Requirements



Although there are no formal entry requirements, students will need to have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills.  Applicants should have an interest in the chosen craft and evidence of practical ability would be an advantage.