Course Code
Course Title
Level 3
30 weeks
Entry Requirements
* It is desirable to have a minimum 4 GCSE A*-D / 9-5 Grades (including English and Maths) and a Pass in Level 1 Electrical Installation qualification and a GCSE Grade A*-D / 9-5 in English and maths * A keen interest in Electrical Installation and a passion for learning. Adults will be assessed at interview for their suitability to the course.
Start Date
Days and Times
24+ £1,800.00

Entrance requirements

Interview and References Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations or equivalent qualification. Minimum GCSE Grade C in Maths and English

Course Description

This is nationally recognised qualification that covers all aspects of electrical installations engineering. This is an advanced course and students will learn, develop and practice electrical design, inspection and testing, fault finding and electrical science.

Who is the course suitable for?

For students who wish to progress to electrician status and above within electrical industry

Course content

Students will study and carry out all the theory and practical subjects related to electrical installation technology. Subject areas include: • Electrical Science • Electrical Systems Design • Health and Safety • Inspection and Testing • Workshop Practice • Fault Diagnoses and Rectification • Environmental Technology Systems

Development of Maths and English

Students who have not yet achieved at least a C grade in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements.

At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C grade at GCSE level.

Employability Skills Development

Your study programme includes 1 hour per week of employability skills development which includes Careers Education, support and guidance on progression opportunities.

How will the course be taught?

You will be taught by highly qualified, experienced and professional Electrical Engineers who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress to the next level. Lectures, discussions, independent research and practical tasks.

How will I know how well I am doing?

Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their tutees on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback, manage your workload and meet college expectations.

Are there any additional costs?

Coming to college is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to college and potentially to a local work placement. We do recommend a few good resources that you can choose to purchase if you wish. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings.

What course can I do next?

You can progress onto Level 4 Diploma in Electrical Installations ONC Electrical Engineering HNC Electrical Engineering

Where can I get further support / advice?

Contact the college on 01582 477 776 or go to our website:

How do I join the course?

Fill in an application form and you will be invited for a presentation and interview with one of the tutors.

Course Fees

If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August of the year you begin your course or if you are actively seeking employment and can provide evidence that you’re in receipt of a state benefit e.g. job seekers, housing benefit- this course may be free!

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