Mode of study:
City & Guilds
This course will expand your knowledge and skills in order
to work in the electrical installation industry. You will learn the intermediate
skills of electrotechnical technology through the combination of theory lessons
and practical work in our modern, well-equipped workshops. The course will also
develop your confidence to conduct repairs and carry out fault finding on
Throughout this course you will study a range of subjects,
including testing dead circuits, safe isolation procedures, comprehensive metal
working skills, and conduit and trunking.
Good English and Maths skills are essential for success in
studying and for future employment prospects and so Croydon College ensures that
these skills are developed in all learning
This programme is delivered by our fully qualified and
professional staff. You will gain experience of exactly what it would be like to
work in the electrotechnical industry in our workshops, which are well stocked
with components, tools, and testing equipment.
A key distinguishing feature of the college is our links
with employers and the ways in which we incorporate this into your learning.
Guest speakers from the industry are invited in to talk to you and employers
attend our popular employability events. You can also discuss apprenticeships
and progression opportunities in our employability hub or in the apprenticeship
Career Opportunities & Further Study
This course can lead to progression to a Level 3 electrical
Alternatively, you could enter employment within the
industry or progress to our advanced electrician apprenticeship
You will be assessed over six units, consisting of nine
practical observations, four online tests, a written exam, and a written
Three GCSEs at grades 3/D as a minimum OR a related Level 1
Including a GCSE at grade 4/C (or equivalent) as a minimum
in English and Mathematics OR English and Mathematics assessed at Level 2
or above by College assessment.
Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience
without having the required entry requirements. However, an interview will
always be required.
A satisfactory reference may also be