Is the Course for me?
This qualification allows you to acquire advanced underpinning knowledge and related skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for learners who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so).
It provides the you an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation and testing of electrical equipment together with the relevant theory of electrical installation to the current edition of the wiring regulations.
You will the opportunity to utilise BS 7671 within some of the units and also acquire the relevant understanding of electrical science and principles.
What is involved?
The qualification has mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover electrical installation design, environmental technology systems, electrical science and principles, electrical installation craft, inspection, testing, commissioning; and diagnosing and correcting electrical faults.
The optional units cover overseeing and organising the work environment, requirements of BS7671:2008 (2011); and, small scale solar photovoltaic systems.
The qualification also has integral health and safety in some of the units applicable to the topic being studied.
This qualification has been adapted from the QCF Diploma within the apprenticeship framework, therefore successful completion of the qualification facilitates progression to the industry recognised qualification.