Electrical Installation Diploma – Level 1

Electricians are always in high demand; everyone needs the services of one at some point in their lives and it's a sector that constantly has a high demand for qualified and passionate workers!

Our Level 1 programme has been designed to introduce and develop a range of high basic level skills and a good knowledge of the electro-technical industry. You'll learn how to work safely within the electrical installation trade using modern tools and equipment.

You'll also get to grips basic electrical principles, installation and testing techniques and communication across structure within the industry. Practical elements of this entry level course include constructing and testing electrical circuits covering a range of domestic, commercial and light industrial installations.

  • What will be studied

    Over the course of this qualification, you will study:

    • Fundamental safe working practices
    • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
    • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
    • Fabrication techniques for electrical installation
    • Electrical science and technology
  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this popular course, you will need  

    • Provide a suitable reference
    • Have a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy
    • Strong work ethic
    • Excellent people skills
  • Where does this course lead to?

    There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification and your Level 2 & 3 under your belt

    Electrical Apprenticeship, Installation Electrician, Maintenance Electrician, Self-Employed. 

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    At the end of this study programme you will gain a Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installation.

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical assignments
    • Course work
    • Presentations
    • Demonstrations
    • Class work

    The study programme is 13 hours a week and also includes a 60 hour mandatory work placement.

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

    Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

  • How will I be assessed?

    All units will either be internally assessed throughout the course via completion of practical tasks or written assignments

  • How to get a place?
    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 
  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or studentsservices@kidderminster.ac.uk for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    You will require the following:-

    • Safety footwear
    • 3m tape measure
  • Exam Board:
    City & Guilds

    After you've completed KC's Electrical Installation Diploma Level 1 you can move on to:-

    • KC Electrical Installation Diploma Level 2
    • Apprenticeship


Start Date : September 2021 End Date : June 2022 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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