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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: 06 March 2024
  • Time: Wednesdays 9am-5pm
  • Duration: 18 Months (1 day per week)
  • Full Fee: £3345

About the course

Whether you've already achieved your Level 2 Electrical Installation qualification and looking to continue your studies to achieve your Level 3 or you're currently working in the electrical trade and want to upskill into a full-fledged electrical installations role, this course is tailor-made for you. This Level 3 Electrical Installations course paves the way for your success as a contractor, service engineer, systems designer or electrical installer. 

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

  • Working safely and effectively 
  • Design, construct, test and commission electrical systems
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Regulations and law
  • Fault diagnosis and repair of electrical systems


Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations. GCSE Grade 4 in English and Maths preferable together with site-based experience.

How much does it cost?


As part of the Free Courses for Jobs offer, the tuition fees for some courses are paid by the UK Government. You may be eligible for this funding if you are aged 19 or over and:

  • do not already have a level 3 qualification, or
  • already have a level 3 qualification or higher but earn below the National Living Wage annually (£20,319), or
  • already have a level 3 qualification or higher but are unemployed

If you are not eligible for funding under the Free Courses for Jobs offer an Advanced Learner Loan may be available to help you cover the costs of learning, which you pay back when you are earning over a certain amount. 

19 to 23 year olds will continue to be eligible for their first full level 3 via the adult education budget.

Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed for those who wish to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the electrotechnology sector.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Where will this course take me?


Electrical Maintenance Advanced Apprenticeship

Possible careers:

  • Domestic Appliance Service Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering technician
  • Electrical Improver
  • Refrigeration and Ventilation Engineer
  • Electronic Engineering technician

How will I be assessed?

Delivery Mode: Practical workshop activities, formal lectures, daily target achievement, use of specially designed learning materials, individual study, modular, within and outside programme hours.

Assessment Mode: You will be assessed via direct Observation (Practical) along with undertaking Multiple choice online exams.

Will I have to provide anything?

As a minimum requirement you will need: 

(Costs are indicative)

Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations, 18th Edition, BS 7671:2018+A2:2022. (Amazon £80.19) 

On-Site Guide BS7671: 2018 + A2:2022 Wiring Regulations (Amazon £26.99)

Guidance Note 3: Inspection & Testing (Amazon £24.88)

Casio FX-85GTX Scientific Calculator [or equivalent] (Amazon £16.99)

Helix Oxford Maths Set with Storage Tin (Amazon £2.99)

Stationery (Approx £30) 

Safety Boots lightweight steel toe cap midsole work boots / shoes (Amazon £16.95)

Basic Electricians Tool Kit (Screwfix £65.97)

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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