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Electrical Installation (Level 1)

Electrical Installation Bedford College student


Electrical Installation (Level 1)

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Plumbing or Electrical industry.  It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications.

These qualifications are aimed at learners who want to learn the basic skills and knowledge of either Plumbing or Electrical Installation.


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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

Essential: 3 GCSEs grades 9-1 and a keen interest in the subject OR qualification at Level E3.  Other relevant levels of qualification or experience will be considered.

What qualification will I gain?

  • CG Level 1 Diploma In Electrical Installation 7202-01
  • GCSE Maths Grade 4 or above
  • GCSE English Grade 4 or above

How will I be assessed?

Through portfolio evidence, assignments, online exams and practical assessments.

Course content

If you are enrolled on the Electrical qualification, you will study wiring and terminals, fabrication techniques, and electrical science and technology.

  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry.

Our workshops and classrooms are set up to provide the most realistic environment we can to simulate a realistic industry environment. All staff have extensive industry experience and have high expectations of all students. We prepare the students for a professional qualification, will supporting needs and barriers to learning. Students are expected to attend college, be punctual and follow a professional code of conduct.

Next steps

Course progression:

  • Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation.

Career progression:

  • These qualifications can lead to a career in Electrical Installation.

Additional information

Equipment needed:

Packs Archives – Prestige Design & Workwear (

  • Steel toe capped boots or shoes – no boots no entry.
  • Black t-shirt or polo top
  • Work trousers
  • Goggles
  • Construction Gloves
  • Black or blue pen
  • Note book A4
  • Small leaver arch folder (Black)
  • Relevant book for the course.
Available Courses
Central Bedfordshire College The Incuba
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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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.

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.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


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 to order your copy.