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NQ ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION, PLUMB & BSE SKILLS - PRE-EMPLOY APPRENT - SCQF 5

Qualification Qualifications Explained
NQ
Study Mode
Full Time
Duration

1 Academic Year - 2.5 Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2023
Campus
Springburn
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Course overview

This course includes underpinning knowledge, practical skills and experience for learners aspiring to secure a Modern Apprenticeship in.

  • Electrical Installation,
  • Plumbing and Heating or
  • Other trade disciplines of Building Services Engineering (BSE)

The main emphasis of the course is progression to full-time employment in either of the sectors. Learners will also receive the opportunity to undertake Managing Agent Selection Tests during the course to increase employment prospects.

  • BESA
  • SECTT
  • SNIPEF

What you will learn

The course comprises of several theoretical units and practical projects that have been associated with what would be included in an apprenticeship programme. This process is to ensure that progression from the course into an apprenticeship programme is simplified. Learners will gain underpinning knowledge of electrical principles, practical skills, plumbing fundamentals, pipework skills and associated BSE skills pertaining to trade disciplines in Heating & Ventilation and Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.

The programme is provided in association with the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT), Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation (SNIPEF) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

Entry requirements

It is preferable if you have completed the SECTT or SNIPEF Selection Test and passed successfully, this information would need to be provided for inspection.

Entry to this programme will be through a successful Aptitude Test result if you have not completed a SECTT or SNIPEF Selection Test previously. The Aptitude Test will take place on college campus. In addition to a successful result, the candidate must display the following through a Reference.

  • Proof of attendance and timekeeping standards prior to course entry
  • Demonstrable work ethic, attitude, and application to educational study
  • Successful or pending grades in National 5 Maths and English

Career Opportunities

Potential Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation, Plumbing and Heating or BSE trade discipline through successful course completion and Managing Agent selection test protocol.

Full-time further education in NC Building Services Engineering or NC Electrical Engineering.

Future prospects

Potential Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation, Plumbing and Heating or BSE trade discipline through successful course completion and Managing Agent selection test protocol.

Full-time further education in City & Guilds programmes such as Electrical Installation, Plumbing, Heating & Ventilation or Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.