This programme of study provides not only a recognised foundation for those looking to pursue an exciting career as an electrician within the building services sector, but also provides opportunities to develop valuable transferable skills allied to other industries.
You will develop your knowledge and practical skills within a fully equipped, modern environment supported and guided by an established enthusiastic team of qualified professionals.
All students who have not achieved a grade C or grade 4 or above, in GCSE English or maths will need to study these alongside their chosen main qualification.
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4 GCSEs at grade D or grade 3 or above, including maths, English and science or progression from a relevant Level 1 programme.
You will build your skill in our fully equipped modern workshops and purpose built inspection and test facilities.You will be given the opportunity to perform demonstrations at local shows while learning about the world of work. The course will also develop your personal, social and employability skills, which includes opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the electrical. You will have the chance to use the job-related skills you learn on a range of projects within the community.
On completion of the course, successful students will have a national qualification allowing them to apply to progress to the EAL level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations.
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2017.
For all students aged 19+ please visit our website www.suffolk.ac.uk.
Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.
Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, tool kit, and textbooks BS7671, On Site Guide, IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, Organising and Managing the Work Environment (Doughton.M & Hooper,J) Principles of Design, Installation and Maintenance (Doughton,M & Hooper, J)
“I really enjoyed the course. There’s no bureaucracy and I certainly couldn’t go back to an office environment now – I don’t miss that world at all.”