Electrical Installation Level 1

Course Information

  • Course Code: WEB031
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Study mode: Full Time

This Level 1 Electrical Installation course is aimed at learners that have a keen interest in electrical installation and is intended for those who want to gain the knowledge and abilities that will enable them to progress onto an Electrotechnical Apprenticeship programme or if you want to learn the basics of electrotechnical principles and practice to help start off your career.

What will I study?

You will learn about:

  • Health and Safety within electrical installation
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installations technology
  • Installation of electrical systems and enclosures
  • How to communicate with others in building services engineering
Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade E/2 in Maths and English Language or completion of an Entry Level or foundation studies course.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed internally via assessed exams and practical assessments.

What can I do next?

On successful completion of the study programme you may look to enter full time employment within the electrical industry & onto the apprenticeship scheme, or you may also consider the Level 2 course in Electrical Installation or the Level 2 in Engineering

Your Study Programme

View Study Programme Information

Career Options


Electricians fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring in people's homes and businesses. They also install and maintain electrical equipment, instruments and machinery.

If you are good with practical work, can follow technical plans and want a varied job, this could be a great career for you.

You'll also need to be well organised and understand the importance of safety regulations.

To qualify as an electrician you will need to complete industry-recognised training and qualifications. A common way to do this is through an apprenticeship.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Electricity Distribution Worker

Electricity distribution workers maintain and repair the power lines that connect homes and businesses to the national grid around the country.

If you're looking for a practical job that gets you out and about, and one with great prospects, this may be the career for you.

You'll need to be good at maths and science, enjoy working in a team and understand the importance of health and safety.

A common route into this work is through an Apprenticeship. Other options include starting on a company's own training scheme, if you have previous electrical experience or qualifications.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineers design, build and maintain electrical control systems, machinery and equipment.

If you are good at maths, science and IT, and you want a career in engineering, this could be an ideal option for you.

In this job you will need to be good at solving problems, structuring your workload and enjoy working as part of a team.

To become an electrical engineer, you would normally need to complete a foundation degree, HNC, HND or degree in electrical or electronic engineering or related subject, for example building services engineering.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire

Electrical Engineering Technician

Electronics engineering technicians design, build and maintain systems and components found in all kinds of areas from mobile telecommunications and consumer electronics, through to aircraft flight controls and satellite technology.

If you're good at maths and science, like solving problems and want a practical career this could be an ideal job for you.

You would normally start by doing an Apprenticeship but you may also be able to take an electronics course at college to help get a trainee position. Previous experience of working in engineering or electrics could also be useful.

Job Opportunites in Lancashire


If you study construction or engineering you will be based in the construction centre or the brand new £7 million Futures Centre. Our facilities are some of the best in the area. With environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room, you will be able to practice your skills in a real life working environment.

Enrichment & Employability

 Whether you want to become a builder, plumber, site manager or civil engineer, our courses will prepare you for the next steps. Alongside your course you will regularly visit construction sites to gain a better understanding of what it will be like once you become qualified to work. Many students seek part time or voluntary work with architects, surveyors and building companies to gain some real life experience alongside their studies and enhance their CV.