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Electrical Installation Level 1
Study Mode
Full Time 
Exams and Coursework 
Course Code:
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs grades A*- E or acceptable alternatives. Must include English Language and Maths.

Electrical Installation Level 1

You will learn about the structure of the construction industry and fundamental safe working practices. You will also develop skills in preparing a site for work and consideration of environmental and suitable measures in domestic dwellings.

About the Course

This course covers the basics of electrical science and technology. You will learn about electrical installation wiring and various fabrication techniques. 

The course is equally split between theory and practical work. The theory work is classroom based, which allows you to understand theory behind the techniques you will learn and also take notes to aid your development. Practical work will take place in our workshops at Olive Grove campus, where you will learn through demonstrations and hands-on experience. There is also an expectation that you will work on a project independently, outside of college. 

You will also be expected to study Functional Skills in English, Maths & ICT where necessary. 

it is important to note that this course alone will not make you a qualified electrician. in order to qualify you will need to gain further qualifications and on-site practical experience. 

Key Units

There are seven core units that make up this course.

Key areas of study include:
  • Electrical Science and Technology
  • Electircal Installation Wiring
  • Terminations & Fabrication Techniques for Electrical Installation

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grades A*- E or acceptable alternatives. Must include English Language and Maths.


Coursework and Exams

You will need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines.

Where does this Lead

You could progress to one of the following courses:
  • Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation
  • BTEC Level 2 in Electircal Engineering (Level 1 Maths is required)

Future Opportunities

Many students choose to go on to an Apprenticeship within the industry. 

Tell Me More

Will this course suit me?
It is suitable for students who are interested in a career as an installation or maintenance electrician.