During this one-year Level 3 programme you will complete your electro-technical training which will enable you to gain employment in the industry in either commercial, industrial, agricultural or domestic locations.
This is now the default qualification for the traditional route to becoming an electrician whether or not you’re employed by an electrical contractor or not. This is the most comprehensive electrician course available and as such most people will use the skills learnt on this course to go on and find employment either during or after they complete their training.
As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement. For more details please click here.
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You would like to pursue a career as an electrician and have completed the Level 2 qualification.
Four GCSEs at grade 5 including English and maths and the Level 2 Electrical Installation Diploma.
During this one-year programme you will complete your electro-technical training which will enable you to gain employment in the industry in either commercial, industrial, agricultural or domestic locations, covering:
- Electrical circuitry
- Operating electrical machinery
- Alternating currents
- Inspection and testing
- Fault finding
- Fire protection
- Earth fault protection
- Health and safety
To be assessed in a variety of ways, from online multiple choice to written assignments and workshop based practicals.
Becoming knowledgeable in a wide range of industry relevant areas, increasing your future employment opportunities.
Salaries range from a starting wage of £18,000 to £40,000 per annum for highly experienced technicians.
Employment to work towards qualified status or further professional qualifications, such as installation of photovoltaic systems, inspection and testing of installations.
Careers in this industry
- Installation electrician
- Maintenance electrician
- Electrical design engineer
- Theatre and events electrician
- Plant technician
- Electrical network technician
- Telecommunications engineer
Salaries range from a starting wage of £18,000 to £40,000 per annum for highly experienced technicians."
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.