Course code: B00010TC
Course category: Full-time
End Qualification: NVQ level 2
Starting and ending month: September to June
Course duration: 36 weeks
Formal assessment: Formal assessment required
Course location: City College Brighton and Hove, Pelham Street
Are you interested in being part of the exciting and growing Electrical industry? The UK construction industry is a major employer, consisting of small and large companies and many self-employed people. The industry is constantly developing to meet the challenges of creating a built environment which meets the needs of the population and growing environmental pressures.
This course provides a good basic introduction to the world of Electrical Installation and will prepare you for an Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation. The course will introduce you to all the different aspects of working as an electrician
On this course you will study:
Facilities for students:
This course is based at the Main Campus for City College in the heart of Brighton. The Electrical Section is in a purpose-built unit, with modern, well-equipped workshop facilities and classrooms with computers. There is an excellent cafeteria service in the Tower Block and central Brighton with many cafes etc is on our doorstep.
Small committed and experienced team of lecturers and assessors. All our staff are qualified and experienced electricians. We have a mixture of fulltime and part-time staff.
Assessment: There are two multiple choice exams for the CG2330-01 L2 units and continuous practical assessment and written question assessment for the PEO NVQ2
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
5 GCSEs at grade D or equivalent, including grade C in GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics.
At interview you will undertake a group assessment that requires reading a set of guidelines, including the Ohms law equation and examples of this equation. You will then be asked 25 questions in which you must achieve at least 15 correct answers for Level 1 and at least 20 correct answers for Level 2.
Interview for entry: Interview required
Progression and links:
An apprenticeship to train to be an electrician or enrolment on 2330-01 Level 2 Tech cert in Electrotechnical Technology (the first step towards qualifying as an electrician)
Work experience opportunities:
N/A but any student who is working in the electrical industry or who can organise their own work experience will benefit from it.
Costs of your Course:
There are five parts to the cost of your course:
How much will the Tuition Fees cost?
Below are the fees for this course.
Free Study and Financial Support
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
For more information on financial assistance, please follow the link below.
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Although the information given is believed to be correct at the time of publication, it does not form any part of a contract between City College Brighton and Hove and the student. Courses may be subject to change.
Timetables are subject to change and you should check with your tutor prior to enrolment for the details of your timetable.