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Electrical Installation Technical Diploma Level 3

Subject Area
Start Date
September 2023
Study Mode
1 year
Level 3

This course involves practical aspects of electrical installation and the theory behind it. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and willingness to learn, the ability to succeed, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.

This qualification is for candidates who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. Please note that this qualification does not make candidates fully qualified electricians or electrical installation engineers. To become fully qualified you must achieve the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

You must have completed Level 2 before progressing to Level 3.

What will I study?

Units include:

  • Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering
  • Understanding the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems
  • Principles of Electrical Science
  • Electrical Installations: Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
  • Electrical Installations: Inspection, Testing and Commissioning
  • Electrical Systems Design
  • Career Awareness in Building Services Engineering

Method of delivery

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum delivery to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments. In addition, you will be required to undertake employer involvement as part of your studies. This will include a mixture of industry placements, guest speakers, College trips and visits, and mock interviews.

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

On completion of this Diploma, students should aim to go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, and then on to higher-level courses in construction.

Eva, Electrical Installation student in the workshop

"The facilities at the College are all to a really high standard. The Electrical team are very welcoming and helpful and my experience here has been really good. College has helped me to find a work placement with an electrical company and since completing it they've given me a job opportunity."

Electrical Installation Technical Diploma Level 3
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