To provide a specialist work-related qualification in the building services engineering sector.
To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.
The course is made up of units covering:
Working effectively and safely in the electrotechnical environment
Principles of electrotechnology
Application of Health & Safety
Installation in buildings and structures
The content of the course is very diverse and challenging to prepare you for work in the industry. A multi skilled operative is always in demand and the benefit of skills and knowledge will help you become more employable or quite simply able to do tasks you never thought you would have the opportunity of accomplishing.
Minimum entry requirements
Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least four passes at grade D or above, to include Science, Maths and English).
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course. This will be in the form of exams and practical assessments. There will be a requirement for a block week assessment for the larger projects.
Information & support
Work experience/site evidence is a compulsory element to this course. This can be done either through your own contacts or via the college projects, all require Health & Safety checks prior to starting and agreed length of time.
You will also be required to demonstrate that you are actively seeking employment within your related sector and we will be encouraging and supporting you all the way.
Group size approximately 16
Apprenticeship Routes - Please contact either the course tutor or ask to speak to the college Apprenticeship Coordinator for further assistance.
Safety shoes must be worn when in the workshop.
What can I do with this qualification?
With further training or study, students may progress into careers in the Construction industry or the following courses including:
- Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery Level 3
- Apprenticeship in Site Carpentry or Bench Joinery