Electrical Installation Level 3

Course Information

  • Course Code: TEI312
  • Duration: 2 year
  • Validated by: City and Guilds

The Level 3 certificate will suit you if you have a good understanding of basic electrotechnical principles and want develop your skills. It is a practical, work related qualification suitable for those who have already completed the Level 2 qualification or with some relevant experience and knowledge of the industry, built to accommodate the needs of employers and which allows progression into industry. It provides a practical, real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background.

What will I study?

The course is made up of units from a broad range of professional and subject-specific units, offering learners the chance to study particular areas in depth and an opportunity to follow a clear specialist pathway. Candidates will be assessed by on-demand multiple choice tests (available through the City & Guilds assessment platform e-volve) and practical assignments.

All students will study the following units:-

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Building Services Engineering.
  • Understanding the principles and requirements of environmental technology systems.
  • Electrical Science Principles.
  • Electrical Installation.
  • Fault Diagnosis and Rectification.
  • Inspection Testing and Commissioning of Electrical Systems.
  • Electrical Systems Design and a career awareness in Building Services Engineering.
Entry Requirements

Students should have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grades  A*- C. or equivalent qualifications will be considered, a preferred level 2 in Electrical is essential including Maths and English at Grade C or above.  All students will need to demonstrate an active interest in Electrical installation.

How will I be assessed?

Candidates will be assessed by multiple choice tests and practical assignments. 

What can I do next?

Once you have successfully completed your Level 3 Diploma, you will be at an Improver/Electrician’s Mate level, and you will be able to apply to a range of higher level courses or into full time employment.

These qualifications are intended for those who want to gain the underlying knowledge and abilities that will enable them to progress onto an Electrotechnical Apprenticeship Program.

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If you study construction or engineering you will be based in the construction centre or the brand new £7 million Futures Centre. Our facilities are some of the best in the area. With environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room, you will be able to practice your skills in a real life working environment.

Enrichment & Employability

 Whether you want to become a builder, plumber, site manager or civil engineer, our courses will prepare you for the next steps. Alongside your course you will regularly visit construction sites to gain a better understanding of what it will be like once you become qualified to work. Many students seek part time or voluntary work with architects, surveyors and building companies to gain some real life experience alongside their studies and enhance their CV.

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