Electrical Installation Level 3

On this course you will advance your knowledge of all aspects of the electrical installation industry. Develop your understanding of the principles of electrical science and learn about regulatory requirements related to renewable energy. You will develop skills in fault diagnosis of complex systems and know how to carry out Inspection and testing procedures safely. The course also includes an understanding of electrical systems design. You will also study 17th Edition Wiring Regulations to aid your progression within the industry, assessed by online exam.




Level 3

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60102 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

The EAL L3 Diploma 600/9331/6 course consists of 7 units which are:- ELTK3/002 Understanding environmental legislation, working practices and the principles of environmental technology systems. ELEC3/04A Electrical Installation Planning, Preparing and Designing. ELECT3/05 Electrical Installation Craft Skills. ELTK3/006 Understanding the principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning and certification of Electrotechnical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and the environment. ELTK3/07 Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electro-technical systems and equipment in buildings, structures and environment. ELTK3/08 Electrical science and principles 17ED3/01 Requirements of BS 7671 and its application to electrical installations

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Successful completion of the Level 2 course, and English and maths GCSE at grade 4.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including theory assignments with written questions, online tests, a design project and practical assignments. These will take place throughout the course.

What qualification will I achieve?

EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation

What can I do after completing this course?

You can progress to the Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship if you successfully complete this course and show an aptitude for further study and obtain employment. For students over 24 years old progression onto the Competent Person Scheme. We will discuss these options with you as your course progresses. Progression to HNC is possible.

Additional Info

To progress on this course, and to go further in training or at work, it’s essential to have good Maths and English alongside vocational expertise. This is particularly true in this technical subject where employment opportunities begin at level 3 (i.e. equivalent to A level study) We encourage all applicants to work to achieve GCSE English and maths before leaving school, if at all possible. However, if you have not achieved a GCSE in maths and/or English (grades A*-C) at the start of this course you will be required to continue to study the subject in order to support your progress to employment. The College runs apprenticeships in conjunction with JTL, the major national provider of work-based assessment in the sector. Whilst they cannot guarantee employment they do provide a matching service between prospective apprentices and possible employers. You will need to pass the JTL selection test in order to take up an apprenticeship. Applicants for this full time course, where applicable, will also be put in contact with JTL following interview.