Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

Level 2 in Electrotechnical Technology

This qualification is designed to help learners gain the skills and knowledge they need to work in the electrotechnical industry. imageIt is aimed at students who wish to start their journey on the road to becoming an electrician.

Entry requirements
In order to be accepted on this course candidates must have four GCSEs grades A* to C which must include Maths and English or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.

What areas are covered by the course?

Core Units:

  • Working effectively and safely in the electrotechnical environment
  • Principles of electrotechnology
  • Application of health and safety and electrical principles

Occupational Units:

  • Installation (Buildings and structures)
  • Electrical maintenance
  • Highway electrical systems
  • Installing instrumentation and associated equipment
  • Electrotechnical panel building
  • Electrical machines repair and rewind

How is the course taught?
The course is taught via a range of practical activities in the workshop which are supported by theory sessions in the classroom. Learners are required to complete assignments and practical activities throughout the year whilst collecting evidence for a portfolio.

How is the course assessed?
The course is assessed in a variety of ways. Multiple choice online tests will assess knowledge and understanding. Time based practical activities throughout the year, as well as a number of graded assignments.

Length of course
One year.

Progression/Career opportunities
Completion of this qualification provides learners with the opportunity to progress on to an Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship, the Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology or other construction courses and training.

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