Electrical EngineeringColeg Powys
Price on request
Start Date: September 2010
End Date: June 2012
Venue: Coleg Powys Newtown
Tutor: Keith Marriott
Who is this course for? Those who are practically minded and wish to become an installation electrician. This award is also aimed at candidates who will be following an Advanced Modern Apprenticeship and so will continue with the Level 3 award in order to work towards their JIB Licence and full electrician status.
Previous knowledge required: You will need to have satisfactory levels of numeracy and literacy. It would be advantageous to possess reasonable grade GCSE's in Maths and a Science/Technology subject. You should have a strong interest in electrical work, be well motivated to succeed and have a practical aptitude. All applicants must complete a satisfactory interview. Applications from mature candidates are particularly welcomed even though they may not possess the necessary entrance qualifications.
What will I study? On this course the majority of the time will be spent on the practical tasks and activities associated with Electrical Installation. If you are a practically minded person, this could be the course for you. You will study subjects including: Health and Safety in the Electrotechnical Industry / Electrical Principles Electrical Installation of (buildings and structures) Inspection, Testing and Commissioning.
What else will I do? This qualification covers the fundamental skills common to all engineering practices, including health and safety requirements and communicating engineering information whilst offering extensive choice and flexibility for candidates to demonstrate competence in one or more of a broad variety of engineering activities
How will I be assessed? There will be a combination of examinations and coursework.
What will I achieve? EAL NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations (Electrical Pathway) EAL Key skill Level 2 certificates in Application of Number, Communication and Information and Communication Technology 1st Year of the City and Guilds Level 2 certificate in Electrotechnology
What can I do afterwards? Performing Engineering Operations NVQ provides the ideal foundation for entrants into a wide range of occupations. They are based on national occupational standards, developed to meet the needs of the engineering industry now and into the future, and can satisfy the foundtion requirement of the Apprenticeship and Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.
Materials required: None
Additional information about this course: A grounding in basic skills, knowledge and understanding of common engineering practice and a grasp of safe working procedures are essential for anyone seeking to build a career in engineering.