Electrical | Electrical Installation | City & Guilds Diploma Level 1

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0151-1C
Qualification Type Basic/Key Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


If you are interested in a career as an electrician then this is the entry level course for you.

This course provides a solid introduction to the world of electrical installation and will prepare you for Level 2 progression or a possible apprenticeship.

You will learn how to describe different types of cables and accessories, explaining containment systems (trunking, tray, conduit etc), define working environments (domestic, commercial, industrial), analyse fundamental electrical theory and the importance of health and safety.

Our £9 million Construction and Trades Centre, provides outstanding facilities for our students. The workshops are designed to simulate industry conditions and are equipped with industry-standard tools and materials. Expert lecturers with years of experience prepare our students to become the next generation of construction workers, tradespeople and motor vehicle technicians.


Course Units :

  • Cables and accessories
  • Trunking, tray and conduit systems
  • Health and safety
  • The construction industry
  • Sustainability in domestic dwellings
  • Electrical science and technology 

Entry requirements

To start at Level 1 you should have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, you can start on our Construction Foundation course and then progress to this level. Contact us if you are unsure which Level to apply for.

Your next steps...

What's next?

After Level 1, you can progress to Level 2, either full-time or as an apprentice.  

Future careers include:

  • Electrician
  • Electrical engineer
  • Industrial installer
  • Project manager
  • Self employment