Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

Once you've applied, you will be invited to attend a virtual information event at the beginning of 2021. At this event, you will have the opportunity to find out more about your course, meet the staff and ask any questions that you may have.

If your course requires an interview you will receive an email with details about your video call. There will be no need for you to come on site. Don't worry if you don't receive an email about an interview, not every course needs one.

Is this course right for me?

Are you interested in a rewarding career as an electrician?

This programme allows you to gain a range of practical skills, preparing you to work in electrical installation.

There are opportunities for electricians in the agricultural, commercial, domestic and industrial sectors, including specialist areas like sustainable energy, wind turbines and photovoltaics. Electricians may be self-employed, contracted, or employed by a wide range of employers, including building firms, engineering companies, local government, hospitals and colleges.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
  • Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery:

The programme is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Knowledge-based units
  • Guided practical sessions
  • Practical projects
  • Lectures and discussions

Courses run at the £8.2 million Marine and Built Environment Centre (MBEC) in Rhos-on-Sea. 

Assessment:

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Internally set assignments
  • Programme work
  • Practical assessments
  • Externally set exams (practical and theory)

Progression:

The programme gives you to knowledge and skills to begin or continue your career in electrical installation. Whether you want to work in installation, production or service and maintenance, you will need the fundamental knowledge and skills provided by this programme.

You could progress onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Electrical Installation Level 2

You could also complete further training on a part-time basis.