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This is a Level 1 qualification that enables you to progress into further learning in the Building Services sector. You will learn practical skills that enable you to complete basic common Electrotechnical tasks.

This is a Framework qualification. Learners will need to undertake the following mandatory units:

  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Electrical installation wiring and terminations
  • Fabrication techniques for electrical installation
  • Electrical science and technology

This qualification enables you to develop craft and hand-skills before progressing into further learning within Electrotechnical . All of the units develop your practical skills and enable you to demonstrate your ability to complete common tasks within the industry. This is a standalone qualification, and is suitable for anyone aged 16 and over.


You will take this Level 1 Diploma f you have no previous experience within the Electrotechnical sector. This level is ideal if you're just starting out and want a good basic understanding of the Electrical industry. Learners will have the opportunity on completion to progress onto the next level of vocational learning within the Electrotechnical sector.


There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.


You'll complete theory workbooks and practical assignments.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs English and maths A*-D/9-3 OR equivalent. Subject to interview and references.

Next Steps

Progress on to one of our Level 2 courses and improve your knowledge of electrics or look for an apprenticeship and earn while you learn. This is subject to having English and maths A*-C/9-4.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

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