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Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation – Level 3 (NSF)

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  • Is this course for you?

    If you enjoy practical work and have an eye for detail, electrical installations could be a great career for you. Electricians install and maintain the equipment needed for the safe and efficient use of electricity, including fitting and repairing electrical circuits and wiring.

    The course will run for around ten weeks on a block release basis which will involve theory and practical sessions incorporating online multiple choice assessments, written and practical assessments to ensure complete knowledge and understanding of the subject areas.

    The qualification builds on the Level 2 Diploma by providing learners with knowledge that is more advanced and the related practical skills they will need to pursue a career in this occupational area. Learners will practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation and testing of electrical equipment in accordance with health and safety requirements, together with the relevant theory of electrical installation to the current edition of the wiring regulations. Learners will utilise BS 7671 and will also acquire relevant understanding of electrical science and principles.

  • Required qualifications

    To start at Level 3 you will to have completed the Electrical Level 2 qualification

  • What skills will I develop?

    This qualification consists of six core mandatory units and two optional units. The mandatory units include electrical installation design; environmental technology systems; electrical science and principles; electrical installation craft; inspection, testing, commissioning; and diagnosing and correcting electrical faults. The optional units include: overseeing and organising the work environment’, and the requirements of BS 7671.

    The qualification does not require evidence of occupational competence in the workplace. However, the units of the qualification have been derived from the relevant National Occupational Standards and so contribute to developing the skills and knowledge that have been identified to operate effectively as an electrician.

  • Careers

    The EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation will not automatically qualify learners to work as electricians. However, it does offer a stepping stone into employment by providing learners with the opportunity to progress to one of the following electrotechnical apprenticeships and/or Industry recognized qualifications at level 3:

    • Electrical apprenticeship qualifications
    • Qualifications in inspection and testing
    • Qualifications in requirements for electrical installations BS 7671

    Becoming an electrician can be one of the most enjoyable and interesting jobs in the building and engineering industries.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire college, you will be given the opportunity to improve your maths and English skills by continuing to study at GCSE or Functional Skill level. We have a great team working alongside your main course tutors with the skills and knowledge to improve your maths and English skills.

  • Other important information

    Buying tools and uniform are not required to take this course, however if you would like to build up on your own tools you are able to purchase these and bring them bring them with you.

  • Is this course for you?

    If you enjoy practical work and have an eye for detail, electrical installations could be a great career for you. Electricians install and maintain the equipment needed for the safe and efficient use of electricity, including fitting and repairing electrical circuits and wiring.

    The course will run for around ten weeks on a block release basis which will involve theory and practical sessions incorporating online multiple choice assessments, written and practical assessments to ensure complete knowledge and understanding of the subject areas.

    The qualification builds on the Level 2 Diploma by providing learners with knowledge that is more advanced and the related practical skills they will need to pursue a career in this occupational area. Learners will practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation and testing of electrical equipment in accordance with health and safety requirements, together with the relevant theory of electrical installation to the current edition of the wiring regulations. Learners will utilise BS 7671 and will also acquire relevant understanding of electrical science and principles.

  • Required qualifications

    To start at Level 3 you will to have completed the Electrical Level 2 qualification

  • What skills will I develop?

    This qualification consists of six core mandatory units and two optional units. The mandatory units include electrical installation design; environmental technology systems; electrical science and principles; electrical installation craft; inspection, testing, commissioning; and diagnosing and correcting electrical faults. The optional units include: overseeing and organising the work environment’, and the requirements of BS 7671.

    The qualification does not require evidence of occupational competence in the workplace. However, the units of the qualification have been derived from the relevant National Occupational Standards and so contribute to developing the skills and knowledge that have been identified to operate effectively as an electrician.

  • Careers

    The EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation will not automatically qualify learners to work as electricians. However, it does offer a stepping stone into employment by providing learners with the opportunity to progress to one of the following electrotechnical apprenticeships and/or Industry recognized qualifications at level 3:

    • Electrical apprenticeship qualifications
    • Qualifications in inspection and testing
    • Qualifications in requirements for electrical installations BS 7671

    Becoming an electrician can be one of the most enjoyable and interesting jobs in the building and engineering industries.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire college, you will be given the opportunity to improve your maths and English skills by continuing to study at GCSE or Functional Skill level. We have a great team working alongside your main course tutors with the skills and knowledge to improve your maths and English skills.

  • Other important information

    Buying tools and uniform are not required to take this course, however if you would like to build up on your own tools you are able to purchase these and bring them bring them with you.

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