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ELECTRICAL - LEVEL 3: This course gives the learner an in-depth understanding to both theoretical and practical aspects of electrical installation and can lead to an Electrical Apprenticeship. Electricians have exciting opportunities of work varying from domestic settings to industrial environments. This course requires you to actively solve problems and is ideal for someone who wants to pursue a hands on career. The course is suitable for school leavers and adults who would like to become involved in the electrical industry and associated disciplines. You will study the following: • Cables and accessories. • The National Grid. • Electrical systems design. • Trunking, tray and conduit systems. • Running a business. • Cable types. • Environmental settings. • The construction industry. • Career awareness. • Installing wiring systems & enclosures. • Fault diagnosis and rectification. • Health and safety. • Inspection, testing & commissioning. • Sustainability in domestic dwellings. • Electrical science and technology. • Circuit types. All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English and maths qualifications or GCSE mathematics and English if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study maths and/or English GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of maths and English Functional Skills. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression into further or higher education, training or employment. All LMC students will receive tutorial support.

Additional entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade A-C/ 4-9 specifically in maths, science & English Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

Awarding body

City & Guilds

Course info
Start Date: Thu 01st August 2019


Lancaster, LA1 2TY


1 year


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification


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