From wiring a plug to rewiring a house, we will set you on a rewarding career path into the world of Electrical Installation. Our experienced and industry qualified team can guide you with an engaging mix of workshop tasks and classroom activities.
You will learn how electrical circuits work, how to build them, and most importantly how to do it safely. Regardless of which level you join us at you will learn valuable technical and practical skills in order for you to gain industry-recognised qualifications. Key areas that will be covered include: Health and Safety, Terminations and Conductors, Containment Systems, Scientific Principles and transferrable skills such as writing quotations, risk assessments, method statements and accounting.
Additionally, we organise trips to see how cables are made and how electrical waste is recycled, and we have even been known to go paintballing! We regularly have guest speakers from the electrical world, and our competitions are judged by local electrical firms (the same people you might be working alongside on your work experience!)
When you do a vocational qualification you will learn in a workshop, salon or studio as appropriate for your subject and you will usually be assessed through practical assessments, projects, assignments and oral and written questions. There may be exams in some subjects and your tutor will prepare you for these.
Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual’s previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.
The following is a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.
Math's and English Language at grade 4 or above or equivalent.
Successful students may progress onto the next level in their chosen subject, into employment or an apprenticeship, or, after a level 3 qualification, to Higher Education at the University Centre Grimsby or other other University.
If you are interested in becoming an electrician or branching off into the rapidly changing world of renewable energy, then Electrical Installation is for you.