+ Student & Staff

Electrical Installations - Level 3

This course is ideal if you want to follow a career as an electrician or domestic installer or if you want to go on to university. The qualification will enable you to gain the knowledge and abilities that underpin this discipline.

You will study a range of units including understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems, the principles of electrical science, electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification and electrical system design.

This programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.

What topics/modules are covered?

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Understand 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

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 2 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above or have industry related experience.


What can I do if I complete this course?

  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment

Career Path

  • Electrician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Electrical Installer
  • Project Manager
  • Self Employment

What qualification will I gain?

EAL Electrical Installations - Buildings and Structures - Diploma - Level 3.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Pembroke Centre, Hugh Baird College.

Cost

Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23 and 1st full level 3 Aged 19+ Loan
Free Free £3,375

Financial Support

If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.


Additional Information

You are expected to supply your own pen, pencil, scale ruler, calculator, eraser, steel toe capped boots and overalls (if required).


OfferingID

87817

Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


Last modified on Thursday, 31 August 2017 08:35

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

University Guarantee