In response to customer requests for effective online and distance learning, our Power Skills Centre has launched an Electrical Power Engineering Foundation programme, comprising of 11 online self-study modules supported by recorded webinars and tutor support.
How is the programme taught?
The programme comprises a series of 11 online self-study modules supported by recorded webinars and tutor support. Learning resources are accessed at the learner’s convenience so studying can be planned around the learner’s work schedule.
What does the programme cover?
The programme provides an understanding of the UK transmission and distribution network, how the industry is regulated, how electricity is generated, the design, principles, operation and function of electrical transmission and distribution plant and apparatus.
This programme also covers how electricity is generated, the regulatory system, system earthing, protection, testing and fault diagnosis.
What do I gain from this programme?
This Foundation course is a City & Guilds accredited programme. On completion of the study, the learner has the option to undertake an online assessment to receive a City & Guilds Accredited Certificate.
The programme content corresponds to topics covered in the City & Guilds 2339 Electrical Power Engineering qualification. Learners who complete the foundation programme may opt to progress to study towards the City & Guilds 2339 Level 2 or Level 3 formal qualification. These qualifications are the industry-recognised qualification for substation fitters, cable jointers and overhead linespersons, and were designed by industry employers and the Sector Skills Council.