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Electrical Installation (T-Prep Foundation Programme)

Course Code: TPELEC
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: T Level
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: 2 days per week

What's it all about?

The electrotechnical industry offers an exciting career path in a diverse and expanding field. From domestic work to major engineering projects, study in this area can lead to varied career paths with excellent pay! 

City College Plymouth’s T-Prep Foundation Programme in Electrical Installation is ideal for new entrants to the industry and will provide you with the basic skills and experience you need for further study or to begin your career. This course is also aimed at developing your English, maths and IT skills. You could also use the course as a stepping stone to an electrotechnical apprenticeship programme or T-Level with electrical specialism.

Course information

This course covers the following topics: 

• Health and safety in building services engineering 
• Principles of electrical science 
• Electrical installation technology 
• Installation of wiring systems and enclosures 
• Understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering 
• Sustainable technologies.

You will need to have the following qualifications to be accepted onto this course: 

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above. 


You will also need to have good practical skills, problem-solving skills, and written/verbal skills. 

You’ll be required to take both practical assessments and multiple-choice exams.

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress onto a T-Level or the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation/Maintenance. 

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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