Electrical Installation (EAL Advanced Level 3 Technicial Diploma)

Electrical Installation (EAL Advanced Level 3 Technicial Diploma)

Subject Area: Building Services


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 143930
  • Entry Requirements

    Level 2 Electrical Installation/relevant vocational qualification, including GCSE English Language, maths & science at grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent).

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    The study programme provides training for students wishing to work as an Electrician. The programme offers the opportunity to carry out practical electrical installation tasks in the state-of-the-art workshops led by highly experienced technical experts. Underpinning knowledge is gained through classroom-based sessions led by qualified and competent lecturers. Subjects covered include working safely, installing and testing, maintenance and fault finding, and team working. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    You will have the chance to improve and develop your skills in our fully-equipped modern workshops and our dedicated, purpose-built inspection and test facilities. You can even show off the skills you learn by taking part in demonstrations at local shows and exhibitions and participating in local and national competitions such as “World Skills”.

    The study programme will also develop personal, social, and employability skills, which includes opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the electrical industry. You will have the chance to help yourself become more employable, with 60 hours work related experience involving community projects and work with local employers.

    Core Skills Covered: Attention to Detail | Decision Making | Trustworthiness | Hands-on | Problem Solving | Planning and Organisation

    Next Steps

    Students can work towards securing employment with the opportunity to continue studying under the apprenticeship scheme. Progress in their career with further training into job roles such as Technician, System Designer, Estimator, Project/Contracts Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer, or Commercial Manager.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be £3345.

    For details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans, please visit the following links: Fee Remission, Advanced Learner Loans.

    Additional Costs

    Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, tool kit,


    • BS7671, On Site Guide, IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition,
    • Organising & Managing the Work Environment (Doughton M & Hooper J),
    • Principles of Design, Installation & Maintenance (Doughton M & Hooper J).