Introduction to Renewable Energy and Future Technologies
Short Full time, 18 weeks
From 9 Jan 2020
If you want to become a Plumber, Electrician or building services engineer and find yourself without the necessary qualifications for getting a foot on the ladder then this course is the one for you. These trades have an impact on every aspect of modern living and enjoy exciting career opportunities in lots of different sectors, including construction and maintenance of buildings, transport, and aviation.
Right now, qualified engineers are in extremely high demand, with thousands of new engineers needed every year in Scotland alone. Ayrshire College is an ideal choice for studying engineering:
This course is seen as an important part of our pre-apprenticeship pathway. It allows for progression onto our Building Services Engineering awards within electrical or plumbing areas.
ENTRY TO THIS COURSE:
Optional entry for those who don’t have the required formal qualifications:
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Throughout The Introduction to Renewable Energy and Technologies course you will be supported by a great team of qualified craftsmen as you work through the Certificates in Construction Skills (Electrical and Plumbing) at SCQF Level 4 (6619-08). Your introduction to the sectors focuses on practical electrical and plumbing installation work. Giving you the opportunity to study key areas within both while supporting growth in the math’s and science areas which are essential for moving up through the levels.
We will start by giving you an Introduction to health and safety in construction sector moving on to learning about the main tools and equipment used by both trades and how we use them to carry out basic operations.
You’ll look at PVC sheathed wiring systems, Hot and cold water systems (used for most house wiring and plumbing installs).
ELECTRICAL content from:
PLUMBING content from:
Away from the workshop, you’ll look at other areas relevant to improving your employability skills.
In this course you will have built transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
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