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Level 3 Technical in Electrical installation

This course completes the required element to underpin an apprenticeship in electrical installation.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Construction - Electrical Installation
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 36
Hours: 16.77
Start: 09/09/2024
Tuition: £3345.00
Adult Loan Amount: £3345.00
The Roundhouse

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Course Information for Students

It is a valuable course which increases employability within the Building Services industry. It will require considerable commitment and effort to complete but offers a superior pathway to employment. It covers the advanced technical aspects of electrical installation and testing. 

You should have already completed the Level 2 qualification or have some relevant experience and knowledge of the industry.  You will need GCSE English and Maths at grade C (4) or above.  You will also have to complete and pass a formal interview and a progression assessment.

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the electrotechnical sector. You will cover compulsory aspects such as:

  • work safely and effectively
  • design, construct, test and commission electrical systems
  • methods of supervision
  • electrical science and principles
  • regulations and law
  • diagnose and repair electrical faults.

You will learn on-site

Students will be required to purchase three polo shirts, a pair of boots and trouser overalls. They are also advised to purchase course books for revision. A small tool kit is recommended.

You will be assessed via practical assignments and on-demand multiple choice tests, which are available through the City & Guilds e-assessment platform, e-volve.

Further Study

This is the perfect opportunity to gain employment and complete an NVQ in electrical installation.


You can progress to a Building Services qualification or Professional Construction course.  You can also advance your career within various roles in the electrical industry.

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Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Electrical Engineers


Electrical Engineers

Electricians and Electrical Fitters


Electricians and Electrical Fitters

Electrical and Electronics Technicians


Electrical and Electronics Technicians

Paper and Wood Machine Operatives


Paper and Wood Machine Operatives

Skilled Metal, Electrical and Electronic Trades Supervisors


Skilled Metal, Electrical and Electronic Trades Supervisors

Electrical and Electronic Trades


Electrical and Electronic Trades

Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians


Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians


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Course Information Last Updated On: February 15, 2024 3:20 pm