This qualification allows the learner to acquire knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for learners who currently do not work within the electrical Industry (but may wish to do so). The qualification has been adapted from the diploma within the Apprenticeship framework; so facilitates progression to the industry-recognised qualification. It will give the learner an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation. The learner has the opportunity to utilise the IET On-Site Guide with some of the units and also acquire the knowledge of electrical science and principles.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although Centres should ensure that learners have the potential to achieve the qualification unit.
Learners who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so) and those who wish to acquire new knowledge and skills.
The assessment involves on-screen examinations, practical assessments and a theory assignment.
The qualification can be delivered completely at the Centre, with a mix of workshop and theory sessions.