Electrical installations | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study electrical at Brighton MET

Are you interested in being part of the exciting electrical industry? The UK construction industry is a major employer, consisting of small and large companies and many self-employed people. The industry is constantly developing to meet the changing needs of the population.

The Electrical department offers a range of courses which can take you from Level 1 to Level 3. We have modern workshop facilities in our £9 million Construction and Trades Centre, which have been purpose built to recreate real-life working environments.

Depending on what level of training or education you’re currently at, you’ll develop skills and experience in working safely in an engineering environment; forming and assembling cable containment; wiring and testing electrical equipment; maintaining electrical systems and assembling electronic circuits. Usually, our students take the opportunity to progress from our full-time courses onto an apprenticeship in electrical installations, where they can further develop their skills in the workplace.

If you want to find out more about studying a trade at the MET, you can download our guide to construction and trades courses here.

 

What do our electrical students have to say?

We offer a variety of courses for 16+ year olds. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the skills needed to progress into employment or further study.

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Available courses

  • Brighton
    Electrical Installations - Level 2 Diploma
    Electrical Installations - Level 2 Diploma

    If you are interested in a career in the electrical industry, then this course will provide the experience and knowledge required to progress to becoming a qualified electrician.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Electrical | Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) | City & Guilds Diploma Level 3 | Brighton MET
    Electrical | Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) | City & Guilds Diploma Level 3 | Brighton MET

    This Level 3 course completes the diploma in electrical installation and will prepare you for work as a professional electrician.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Electrical | Electrical Installation | City & Guilds Diploma Level 1 | Brighton MET
    Electrical | Electrical Installation | City & Guilds Diploma Level 1 | Brighton MET

    This course provides the perfect introduction to electrical installation and will prepare you for further study.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Apprenticeship
    Brighton
    Installation & Maintenance Electrician |  Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3
    Installation & Maintenance Electrician | Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

    This apprenticeship aims to progress the knowledge, understanding, and practical skills regarding installing electro technical systems and equipment.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 42 to 48 months learning and up to 3 months for End Point Assessment (EPA) This may reduce if an apprentice is part-qualified or had relevant experience on entry.
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