The electrical installation sector continues to suffer from a skills gap and needs to keep up with rapidly developing technologies.
This qualification is intended for learners who would like to prepare for a career in the electrical industry. It provides an entry point into the industry and aids progression onto Level 2 courses.
To achieve the Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation learners must successfully complete seven units
101 - Structure of the construction industry
102 - Safe working practices
103 - Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
104 - Site Preparation for Working in the Construction Industry
105 - Electrical installation wiring and terminations
106 - Fabrication Techniques for Electrical Installation
107 - Electrical science and technology
Updated November 2018
Subject to interview based on GCSEs, equivalent qualifications and own merit.
A Grade C in GCSE Maths and English is preferred although not essential.
The structure of this qualification is a combination of practical and theoretical elements. Both will be assessed via written and practical assignments.
On successful completion of the Level 1, learners can progress onto the following qualifications:
Personal protective clothing (boots and overalls) and basic Electrical Installation tool kit is essential.