Electrical Installation - Pre-Employ Apprentice: NQ (Level 5)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Academic Year - 2.5 Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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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.

The main emphasis of the course is progression to full-time employment in the Electrical Installation Sector. Learners will also receive the opportunity to undertake a SECTT Selection Test during the course to increase employment prospects.

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 fundamentals and associated principles, wiring skills, and will be well prepared for potential work in the Electrical Installation Sector.

The programme is provided in association with the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT).

Entry requirements

It is preferable if you have completed the SECTT 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 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

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL National 5 (or equivalent)
  • If you do not have a formal ESOL qualification but your language skills meet this level, you should apply for your course and then contact our Admissions team to organise an internal language assessment ┬áhere at the College.

Career Opportunities

Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation

Future prospects

Potential Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation 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

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