City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation


This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Electrical industry.  It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto our Level 2 Electrical Installation qualifications to progress towards becoming a qualified electrician.

What does this subject include?

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • 101 Structure of the construction industry
  • 102 Fundamental 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

What is the structure of the course?

70 % completed in the workshop and 30% completed in the theory room detailed in the units above.

What are the entry requirements?

  • You will require 4 GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths
  • You will need to complete a successful interview in college, demonstrating your interest and commitment to study.
  • All students without GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A-C) in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the program, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills program.

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