Level One Diploma in Electrical Installations

This is a College-based qualification designed to offer you a route into the construction industry and employment. You will be working on practical assignments to enhance your skills to a high standard within the College workshops. 

This course is available as part of a full-time study programme for 16 to 18 year olds, and as a part-time course for adults aged 19 and over.  Please ask learner services for details.

What will I study?

  • How to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Wiring and terminals
  • Fabrication techniques
  • Electrical science and technology
  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry

How will I be assessed?

Each unit has an assignment and practical activity


Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs grade C or above (4-5)
  • Or Skills for Life qualification
  • Or entry level three qualification
  • Or equivalent

What next?

Completion of this course may act as a good preparation for an apprenticeship or as a stepping stone into the construction industry in a related role.

You could progress onto courses such as the:

  • Level Two Diploma in Electrical Installations

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Spring Part-time course guide