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Electrical - Electrotechnical Technology

  • Subject Area: Electrical
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Qualification: Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Course Start: September
  • Course Length: 4 years
  • Location: Hunslet Campus
  • Cost: £5,888

Course Dates

Courses run frequently subject to demand

Route

Level 3 NVQ Diploma > Higher Education/Employment

Requirements

This course is intended for those looking to move in to the Electrical industry. All applicants will have GCSE grades C in Maths and/or English and a Science subject. No previous experience is required but you must be able to get work experience with an Electrical Industrial and Commercial company throughout the course to enable achievement of the NVQ.

All applicants will complete a basic skills assessment.

Description

Areas of the course covered include:

  • How to install cables and equipment including sockets and switches for electrical installations
  • How to design electrical installations selecting the correct size and type of cable and equipment
  • How to test and commission electrical installations to ensure they work and meet the health and safety requirements
  • The health and safety legislation relating to the installation and maintenance of electrical systems
  • The science behind electricity e.g. volts, current and resistance
  • The environmental impact of electrical installations

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