Electrical Installation | Level 1

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Course Code: FE0151-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: East Brighton Campus Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installation Level 1 Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Why this course?

Electrical machinery

If you are interested in a career in the electrical industry, then these courses are a starting point to gain the experience and knowledge required before becoming a qualified electrician. Using a mix of taught sessions and project work, you will learn how to fabricate containment, install and terminate cables, inspect and test electrical installations, and diagnose and rectify electrical faults, as well as learning the underpinning industry regulations and electrical science. The course provides:

  • Purpose built construction and trades centre
  • Industry-standard facilities and equipment
  • Expert lecturers with years of experience
  • Opportunities for work experience

Start dates

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Entry requirements

To start at Level 1 you should have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, you can start on our Construction Foundation course and then progress to this level. Contact us if you are unsure which Level to apply for.

Entry requirements

About this course

You will work in the purpose built Construction and Trades Centre in a real work environment. 

You will be taught by highly-experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and industry experience between them. 

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. The course also provides links with local employers. 

Course Units

  • Cables and accessories
  • Trunking, tray and conduit systems
  • Health and safety
  • The construction industry
  • Sustainability in domestic dwellings
  • Electrical science and technology 

Facilities

  • Purpose-built electrical department at the new Construction and Trades Centre which provides a real work environment and industry-standard facilities.
  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • Library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
Facilities
  • Assessment

    Practical assessments and online tests.

Work experience

Brighton MET is keen to offer our students work experience placements, particularly with the increasing importance for students to complete placements as part of their study programmes across all industry areas. 

You are expected to seek employment within the industry and will be given support to achieve this.

This is an exciting opportunity for employers and students alike to gain something valuable with long term benefits for the business and for students.

 

What's next?

After Level 1, you can progress to Level 2, either full-time or as an apprentice.  

Future careers include: 

  • Electrician  
  • Electrical engineer
  • Industrial installer
  • Project manager
  • Self employment 

Course fees and finance

This course is free (you do not have to pay fees) if:

  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status.
  • AND you are under 19 on 31 August in the year you are studying. 

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here. Please speak to our Admissions team if you have any further queries: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

Additional costs

You will need to purchase a textbook, specific stationery and tools, along with protective clothing and equipment.

Electrical wiring

 

Open events

Register for our open events in October and November. It's an opportunity to explore our amazing facilities and hear from our expert teaching staff.

 

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to UK citizens, those who hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify them for home status, AND are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

You can also apply for as many colleges and courses as you wish - so keep your options open!


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