If you want to become an electrician in Suffolk, taking an NVQ is an excellent way to get started. An NVQ is ideal to complete alongside an apprenticeship, giving you both practical experience and the essential knowledge that you need to start your career. At Thompson Training Ltd, we have a choice of courses to help you start your electrician training, including NVQ Level 2, 3 and 4 courses to give you the training and knowledge you need to advance and become a qualified and experienced electrician. With most courses available with classroom learning and distance learning, we can help you find a course that suits your needs.
How to Get Started
Are you interested in becoming an electrician but you're not sure where to start? If you have little or no knowledge about electrical theory, the perfect place to start is with a Level 2 NVQ course. We offer the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures), which you can complete as a distance learning course. This means that you can finish the course in your own time, making it perfect to fit around work, other studies, or any other commitments that you might have. After completing this course, you can continue onto the Level 3 course to get to Improver/Electrician's mate level.
Completing an Apprenticeship
Most people who train as electricians complete an apprenticeship. If you want to become an electrician in Suffolk, working with a qualified electrician to gain work experience while studying at the same time. We offer the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology, which is a complete electrical qualification for those wanting to become a qualified electrician. As well as completing the NVQ, you need to take the AM2 assessment to ensure you have the key competencies needed to practise as an electrician.
For practising electricians, you can still continue your education with advanced courses that help you to maintain your skills and knowledge. For example, the award in Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations teaches inspection and testing and updates your skills if you need it. Have a Level 3 qualification before completing it will ensure that you have the prerequisite knowledge before you get started. Level 4 qualifications also help experienced electricians to develop their career, including the award in Design & Verification of ElectricalInstallations. Even if you are already an electrician, you can still learn new skills and update your knowledge.
Distance learning courses make it easy to learn on your own terms. You don't need to attend classes and you can complete the work at your own pace. Our distance learning courses can help you to become an electrician in Suffolk or if you're located elsewhere. You can get started with your career by learning in a way that suits you with a number of our courses, including the Level 2 Diploma to start building your knowledge.
Become an electrician in Suffolk when you take one of our courses at a level that suits you.