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TVET Council Barbados

Electrical Installation Level 1 (CVQ)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is for individuals working in the maintenance industry who wish to acquire basic knowledge in the electrical installation field: for example:

  • Electricians
  • Apprentice Electricians

This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.

How it is structured?

To be awarded this Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), candidates must successfully complete all mandatory  units. Elective units achieved will be awarded unit  Statements of Competence.

What does it covers?

The mandatory units include:

  • Follow principles of occupational health and safety in the workplace
  • Use electrical/eectronic measuring devices
  • Draw and interpret sketches and simple drawings
  • Prepar for electrical conduits/wiring installation
  • Cut, bend and install electrical conduit
  • Install, terminate and connect electrical wiring
  • Disconnect and reconnect fixed wired electrical machinery, appliances and fixtures
  • Attach flexible cables & plugs to electrical machinery appliances and fixtures
  • Perform manual soldering/de-soldering – electrical/electronic components

The optional units include:

  • Perform basic repair to electrical/electronic apparatus
  • Terminate signal and data cables – (basic)
  • Cutfit and install trunking system
  • Prepare and install basic cable trays

Where is it available?

There are no assessment centres offering this qualification at this time. For further information email us at or call (246) 435-3096 or (246) 228-3383.
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