Award Crest
York College

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are wanting to enter the electrical industry, or looking to increase their practical and theoretical skills as a hobby or for experience. It gives you the opportunity to amass the core skills and knowledge required for work in the sector, setting the foundations for further study.

Entry requirements

For general entry requirement guidance please follow this link.

More detailed entry requirement information will be available in due course.


One year.

Time and date

18th September 2018 - 22nd May 2019

Tuesday and Wednesday 6.00pm-9.00pm



What skills and qualities do I need?

  • Outstanding commitment & willingness to learn
  • Ability to succeed
  • Outstanding attendance & punctuality

What will I study?

The theory and practice of basic electrical installation skills:

  • Working Safely as an Electrician
  • Introduction to Wiring Systems (lighting, sockets)
  • Electrical Principles including Resistance, Voltage and Amps
  • AC and DC Supplies

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment in both practical & theory work.

What could it lead to?

On successful completion of this course students can progress onto employment or a level 2 qualification in electrical installation.

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