Level 3 in Electrical Installations

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:15 to 16:20) Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

This course is suitable for learners wishing to become qualified electricians and have previously gained a level 2 qualification in Electrical Installations.

When joining the programme, a tutor is assigned to assist you in developing both your Individual Action Plan and the structure of an evidence portfolio, enabling study time to be effectively managed.

What Will I Learn?

You will study seven units, which are: Understanding environmental legislation, working practices and principles; Planning, preparing and designing electrical installations; Electrical installation craft skills; Inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of electro-technical systems and equipment; Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults; Electrical Science and Principles; Requirements of BS7671:2008 ‘2011’ and its application to electrical installation.

Entry Requirements

You will have achieved a level 2 qualification in Electrical Installation plus pass an entry test.


You will be assessed through practical assessments, theory assignments and on-screen examinations.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.

Additional Fee Notes

Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Career Progression

  • This qualification is a recognised technical qualification for electricians and the natural progression on completion of this course would be to study ‘initial verification and certification of electrical installations’ and ‘periodic inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations’.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Electrical or electronics technician

    Average salary: £23,498

  • Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician

    Average salary: £19,812

  • Electrician or electrical fitter

    Average salary: £25,526


Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.

Entry Requirements

Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II or a BTEC/ SQA award. NVQs/SVQs in Servicing Electronic Systems are available at Levels 2 and 3.


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