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Electrical Installation City & Guilds 7202 Level 1 Diploma

Electrical Adults Part-time


Electrical Installation City & Guilds 7202 Level 1 Diploma

An introduction to the skills to carry out a range of electrical installation activities needed to start work in the industry. Units of study will include an introduction to all types of circuits, comprising the theory and regulations behind it. This course requires attendance for two evenings a week set over two years; both years of the course must be completed to achieve the qualification. This course is designed to give students the required level of understanding and underpinning knowledge to advance onto the Level 3 qualification, on the path to ultimately become a qualified electrician.

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Course information

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, though you will need to have good numeracy and literacy skills, along with a strong interest in being an electrician. Entry to the course will be subject to a successful interview.

Course content

This course offers learners both practical and theoretical insights into the electrotechnical field of expertise. The practical aspect is covered by carrying out various types of electrical installations initially on boards, progressing onto real size as your ability increases, while the theoretical side is covered in a classroom environment. There is approximately a 50% split between practical and theory.

During the course you will be able to study the following topics:

  • Health and Safety and Industry Practices
  • Electrical Science
  • Electrical Installation
  • Electrical Technology

You will gain:

  • City & Guilds Level 1 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation (7202-01)
Assessment methods

Following assessments will be used:

  • Synoptic assignment
  • Online/paper-based exam
Further study and career options

This technical qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and practical skills needed for working in the electrotechnical industry, which will prepare you to enter an electrotechnical apprenticeship programme or progress onto a Level 2 Electrical Installation course.

Additional information

To take part in this course you will need steel toe footwear for practical sessions; you will also need to provide your own note-taking equipment and a scientific calculator. The cost of all materials used in practical lessons is included in the enrolment.


Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 24/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time(s): 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Fees: £993.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Bedford College
Starts: 24/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: £993.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.


Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.