Electrical Installations

Does the idea of becoming an electrician give you a spark of enthusiasm? This course will give you the opportunity to learn, develop and practise the skills required for a career in the electrical industry. Combining theory and practical work you will cover subjects including health and safety, electrical principles/science, installation of wiring systems and associated enclosures and communication skills within the building trade

Vocational

Does the idea of becoming an electrician give you a spark of enthusiasm? This course will give you the opportunity to learn, develop and practise the skills required for a career in the electrical industry. Combining theory and practical work you will cover subjects including health and safety, electrical principles/science, installation of wiring systems and associated enclosures and communication skills within the building trade.

Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 1

We can teach you real skills that will not only help you build a future career but will be with you for life. Talented and trustworthy tradespeople are always in demand. On our courses you’ll not only get the practical skills you need to find work but our team of tutors, who are all industry experienced, will help give you the confidence and knowhow that could even see you go on to set up your own business.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2019

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

You will learn the basic skills and underpinning knowledge involved in electrical installation which will give you hands-on experience in a workshop environment and through class lectures, presentations and demonstrations.

How will I learn?

The course is taught both theoretically and in the workshop. Over the course you’ll produce a portfolio and take internally set theory and practical tests to assess your progress. Your learning will include:

  • Unit 101 Structure of the construction industry
  • Unit 102 Fundamental safe working practices
  • Unit 103 Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Unit 104 Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Unit 105 Electrical installation wiring and terminations
  • Unit 106 Fabrication techniques for electrical installation
  • Unit 107 Electrical science and technology

What’s next?

Move on to the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations.

You need:

An interest in electrical installations and minimum GCSE grade 3/D in maths, English and preferably science.

Why English and Maths matter…

You will need to calculate areas and volumes, take measurements, work out ratios, follow complex instructions and design. You may also be required to calculate wages, profit and loss, write risk assessments and technical reports.

What else do I need to know?

This course is suitable for beginners or those who do not have the qualifications to enter at Level 2.

Successful completion may lead to progression onto an Electrical apprenticeship.

How do I apply/enrol?

www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

What kit/uniform do I need?

All provided

3 Reasons to join us:

  • Your starting point to obtain the basic skills and knowledge involved in electrical installation.
  • Expert staff who will fully support you as you develop your electrical skills
  • Excellent long-term earning potential

 

Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2     

We can teach you real skills that will not only help you build a future career but will be with you for life. Talented and trustworthy tradespeople are always in demand. On our courses you’ll not only get the practical skills you need to find work but our team of tutors, who are all industry experienced, will help give you the confidence and know how that could even see you go on to set up your own business.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2019

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Learning in a hands-on working environment you’ll quickly develop the skills of your chosen trade. And through lectures, presentations and demonstrations you’ll learn the theory to back up those skills.

How will I learn?

You will learn through a combination of theoretical modules and practical lessons with formative on-line multi choice exams and year end assessment. Your learning will include:

  • health & safety
  • electrical principles/science
  • electrical installation technology
  • installation of wiring systems and associated enclosures
  • communication skills within the building trade

What’s next?

Move on to the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations.

You need:

Students aged 16 to 19 require a minimum GCSE grade 4/C or above in Maths, English and preferably in Science. However a grade 3/D in English and Science may be considered plus references.

Why English and Maths matter…

You will need to calculate areas and volumes, take measurements, work out ratios, follow complex instructions and design. You may also be required to calculate wages, profit and loss, write risk assessments and technical reports.

What else do I need to know?

There may be the chance to apply for an Electrical apprenticeship.

How do I apply/enrol?

www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

What kit/uniform do I need?

Generally pens, paper etc. Safety shoes for workshop.

3 Reasons to join us:

  • Expert staff who will fully support you as you develop your electrical skills
  • High pass rates and good progression to Level 3
  • Excellent long-term earning potential

Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 3     

We can teach you real skills that will not only help you build a future career but will be with you for life. Talented and trustworthy tradespeople are always in demand. On our courses you’ll not only get the practical skills you need to find work but our team of tutors, who are all industry experienced, will help give you the confidence and know how that could even see you go on to set up your own business.

Attendance: Full-time

Duration: One year

Starting date: September 2019

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Learning in a hands-on working environment you’ll quickly develop the skills of your chosen trade. And through lectures, presentations and demonstrations you’ll learn the theory to back up those skills.

How will I learn?

You will learn through a combination of theoretical modules with formative assessment and practical lessons with formative and summative assessments.

How am I assessed?

Computer based assessments, and practical assessments.

What’s next?

You can move into work in the industry, progress to a relevant apprenticeship or further training. By going on to further training or higher education future careers could include working offshore in the oil and gas industry, you could become an electrical engineer or become your own boss.

You need:

The City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2.

Why English and Maths matter…

You will need to calculate areas and volumes, take measurements, work out ratios, follow complex instructions and design. You may also be required to calculate wages, profit and loss, write risk assessments and technical reports.

What else do I need to know?

There may be the chance to apply for an Electrical apprenticeship.

How do I apply/enrol?

www.stockton.ac.uk/apply

What kit/uniform do I need?

Generally pens, paper etc. Safety shoes for workshop

3 Reasons to join us:

  • Expert staff who will fully support you as you further develop your electrical skills.
  • High pass rates and good progression to Testing & Inspection courses.
  • Excellent long-term earning potential both home and abroad.

Part time

C&G 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 2

Attendance: Part time

Start date: 11th September 2018

Duration: 34 weeks

Location: Teesdale

How much does the course cost?

£1572

When does the course run?

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6pm -9pm

C&G 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations Level 3

Attendance: Part time

Start date: 12th September 2018

Duration: 34 weeks

Location: Teesdale

How much does the course cost?

£3345

When does the course run?

Wednesdays and Thursdays 6pm -9pm

Level 3 C&G 2394 Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Starting date: 25th September 2018
6th November 2018

Duration: 10 weeks

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Candidates will be expected to understand the following elements:

  • Completing the safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Initial verification and inspection of electrical installations
  • Completing inspection of electrical installations prior to being placed into service
  • Safe testing and commissioning of electrical installations
  • Requirements for testing before circuits are energised
  • Requirements for testing energised installations
  • Completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
  • Safety of system and equipment prior to completion of inspection, testing and commissioning

How will I learn?

You will learn through following course material

How will I be assessed?

Candidates must successfully complete one online multiple choice test, one written test and practical assessments

What’s next?

On successful completion of the course, leaners can progress onto City and Guilds qualifications, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (2395)
  • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396)

You need:

This qualification is aimed at, practising or otherwise, electricians which have gained relevant technical certification, including the 17th Edition

How much does the course cost?

£375

When does the course run?

25th Sept 18           Tues           6pm – 9pm
6th Nov 18              Tues           6pm -9pm

What else do I need to know?
Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.  Course tutor Neil McConnell, is available on (01642) 631302

Level 3 C&G 2395 Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Starting date: 2nd October 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Candidates will be expected to understand the following elements:

  • Completing the safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
  • Inspecting, testing and recording the condition of electrical installations
  • Completing the periodic inspection of electrical installations
  • Differences between periodic inspection and initial verification
  • Safe testing of electrical installation which have been placed into service
  • Testing energised installations
  • Interpret test results
  • Completion of electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation
  • Confirm safety of system and equipment prior to completion of inspection and testing
  • Produce a condition report with recorded observations and classifications

How will I learn?
You will learn through following course material with on-going formative assessment

How will I be assessed?

Candidates must successfully complete one online multiple choice test, one written test and practical assessments

What’s next?

On successful completion of the course, leaners can progress onto City and Guilds qualifications, such as:

  • Level 3 Award in Approving Electrical Installation Work in Dwellings in Compliance with Building Regulations (2397)
  • Level 4 Award in the Design and Verification of Electrical Installations (2396)

You need:

This qualification is aimed at, practising or otherwise, electricians which have gained relevant technical certification, including the 17th Edition

How much does the course cost?

£375

When does the course run?

Tuesdays 6pm – 9pm

What else do I need to know?
Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.  Course tutor Neil McConnell, is available on (01642) 631302

Apprenticeship

An Apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to get into the world of work and earn real money whilst gaining nationally recognised qualifications.

If you are a school leaver, currently unemployed or looking to start a new career, Stockton Riverside College can help you to find the right Apprenticeship and employer for you.

Electrical Installations Apprenticeship

As an Electrician you are responsible for testing, fitting and repairing wiring and circuits and installing new electrical infrastructures. Electricians usually work in residential homes, public buildings or offices, ensuring that wires and circuits are safe, repairing faults in the electrics and installing new circuits after building work is complete.

Duties:

As an apprentice, you will:
• Help with installation, repairs and maintenance of electrical systems of businesses and residences
• Wire outlets, connecting circuits and breakers
• Connect circuits and breakers
• Replace fuses and fuse boxes

Assessment:

The way that apprenticeships are delivered is changing. Some apprenticeships now include an end-point assessment which includes:
• A multiple choice short answer test
• An observation of practice which is undertaken in the workplace
• A learning journal to reflect on the last 3 months of your apprenticeship
• A presentation

You will be supported throughout the process by your assessor.

You need:

Apprenticeships require a good level of English, maths and/or ICT. Our initial assessment and your GCSE results will help inform us of your ability and what support we can offer to get you to the level required.

If you do not hold the relevant GCSEs you will need to complete the Functional Skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

You must be:

  • at least 16
  • a UK resident
  • in employment. We can help with this

To undertake a level 3 apprenticeship, you need a level 2 qualification or to have experience in a relevant field.

Duration:

Typically 48 months

Career Pathways

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English & Maths

Depending on your previous grades you may need to study English and Maths. These are essential skills that all employers value. Your tutor can answer any questions you have regarding this.

Work experience/employability

We want to help you develop real skills for real jobs. That’s why we work closely with a wide range of employers to ensure all of our courses give you the skills that they are looking for in their future employees. On our Electrical courses you may get the chance to take part in a site visit or even gain work experience with a local employer. Our dedicated online program ‘My Work Search’ will help prepare you for future job opportunities.

Social and personal development

You’ll get the opportunity to develop a range of additional skills including the ability to work independently and as part of a team, putting together and delivering presentations and the use of ICT and our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Your tutor will be able to tell you more about course specific developments.