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Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation

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Course Description

Does the idea of working with all things electric spark your interest? If so, you’d be the perfect fit for the Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation.

This course is taught at our Middleton Campus in Middleton, Greater Manchester. In particular, it’s located in our state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Centre.

The building is one of the most sought-after places for trades-based training in the region – featuring 6,500 square-metres of the newest and most cutting edge equipment.

Our Electrical Installation workshops are amongst the most impressive parts of the facility, giving you access to all the tools, machinery and equipment needed to take your first steps in this timeless trade.

Under the guidance of our expert tutors who have worked in the industry themselves, you’ll develop the basic knowledge and hand skills required to begin a successful career in the industry.

Ultimately, you’ll become comfortable managing the basic principles of the trade in a busy hands-on environment and finish the course feeling confident in your ability to progress to the next level of study.

*This course is taught at our Middleton Campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.


City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications required


You'll study a wide range of units which are designed to give you the perfect foundation for a career in Electrical Installation.

The following topics will provide you with a strong portfolio of evidence to progress onto the next level of study:

  • Electrical safety and safe working practice
  • Electrical science and technology
  • Fault identifying
  • Inspection and testing
  • Health, safety and welfare in the trade
  • Basic circuits
  • Ladder training

Work Experience

There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course. However, the electrical installation workshop is designed to replicate a workplace environment and will allow you to feel comfortable in a professional setting.


Following completion of the course, you will be able to progress onto a Level 2 qualification.

You will also be able to pursue alternative opportunities if you prefer, including an apprenticeship, a traineeship or employment in roles such as installation electrician, maintenance electrician, service engineering, testing engineer, electrical engineer or sales engineer.

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