Electrical Installation Level 2 Technical Certificate

25092W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 05/09/2022
Time/Day | VARIOUS

Is this course for me?

This course is for any budding Electricians, who want to gain a recognised qualification, and experience that will aid them in becoming a competent Electrician. The typical electrical student Is a confident, intelligent, practically minded individual, with a capacity to apply maths, Science and logic in their approach to problem solving. Who, after gaining 4 or above in English Maths and Science at school, or completing a level 1 technical qualification in electrical installation, want to gain further recognised qualifications, and experience that will aid them in becoming a competent Electrician.

What will I study?

This course has been designed to develop the skills nesessary to persue a career in the electrotechnical industry. You will cover the following areas.: Principles of Electrical Science, Electrical Installation Technologies, Installation of wiring systems and enclosures, Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering, Communicating with others in Building Services Engineering

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the course you will be assessed on the various units in a holistic manor via exams and practical assessments

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 GCSE subjects graded 9-4 or equivalent including maths, science and/or the Electrical Installation Level 1 qualification.

What can I progress onto?

The sky's the limit!!!!! (City and Guilds level 3 Diploma In Electrical Installation. 5357 Electrical Apprenticeship. 2382 18th Edition qualification. 2396 city and Guilds Level 4 Design, Erection and Verification. 2377 Portable Appliance Testing. HNC in building Services. University degree. Masters Degree. Charted Engineer)

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
£497.00 Yes No

Exam Fee

£188.00

Electrical and Electronics Technicians

Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.

Requirements: Level 4 NVQ; Intermediate, DipHE, DipFE

Opportunities

2.31%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£22,593
Entry
£36,621
Median
£59,911
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment.
  • Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system.
  • Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data.
  • Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology Computers and Electronics Design Mechanical Mathematics Telecommunications English Language Production and Processing Public Safety and Security

Skills

Mathematics Active Learning Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Learning Strategies Speaking Active Listening Monitoring Writing
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Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians

Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

14.44%
FALL in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£17,908
Entry
£29,209
Median
£42,039
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Repairs and services air conditioning, heating and engine-cooling systems.
  • Installs additional electrical amenities such as radio/CD players, aerials.
  • Checks condition of electrical/electronic systems and carries out servicing tasks.
  • Diagnoses faults in electrical/electronic circuitry, removes faulty components and fits replacements.
  • Carries out routine maintenance checks on oil and air filters, brakes and other vehicle parts/systems.
  • Reassembles, tests, adjusts and tunes the appropriate parts, systems or entire engine.
  • Removes, dismantles, repairs and replaces defective parts and prepares new parts using appropriate tools.
  • Visually checks, test drives or uses test equipment to diagnose engine and mechanical faults.

Knowledge

Mechanical Computers and Electronics Education and Training Customer and Personal Service

Skills

Active Learning Reading Comprehension Critical Thinking Learning Strategies Active Listening Speaking Mathematics Monitoring Writing
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Electricians and Electrical Fitters

Electricians and electrical fitters assemble parts in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, and install, maintain, and repair electrical plant, machinery, appliances and wiring.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

3.38%
FALL in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£22,534
Entry
£36,726
Median
£51,089
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Examines electrical plant or machinery, domestic appliances and other electrical assembly for faults using test equipment and replaces worn parts and faulty wiring.
  • Installs electrical plant, machinery and other electrical fixtures and appliances such as fuse boxes, generators, light sockets etc..
  • Assembles parts and sub-assemblies using hand tools and by brazing, riveting or welding.
  • Cuts, bends and installs electrical conduit.
  • Selects, cuts and lays wires and connects to sockets, plugs or terminals by crimping, soldering, brazing or bolting.
  • Examines drawings, specifications and wiring diagrams to determine the method and sequence of operations.

Knowledge

Mechanical Mathematics Building and Construction Design Education and Training Physics Engineering and Technology Administration and Management Telecommunications Computers and Electronics Customer and Personal Service English Language

Skills

Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Speaking Monitoring Active Listening
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