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Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course is now FULL for 201920.

To be placed on the waiting list for a place on the Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 3 , please apply using the link below. Submitted applications will be placed on the waiting list on a first come, first served basis. If a place becomes available, applicants on the waiting list will be contacted after Friday 30th August 2019 and be allocated a place should they meet the entry requirements and following a successful interview with the course lecturer.

Master your expertise in electrical installation and gain an understanding of testing and inspecting to a professional standard. You will study the design of electrical systems, electrical regulations, testing, inspecting and fault finding in our brand new industry standard workshops. You will also learn to apply the principles of health and safety and develop your employability, maths and English skills. You will be required to undertake 1 week work experience with an electrician, on a construction site or in a construction related field. You will also be expected to take part in community projects. This course is approximately 80% theory and 20% practical. You will study a range of units including:

  • Building Applied Scientific principles
  • Electrical installation design
  • Testing & Inspecting — Fault Finding


What Does The Programme Include

You will complete work books and assignments using online resources. You will begin to demonstrate independent learning skills and continue your professional development with a Construction work placement. Throughout this course you will also have the opportunity to complete many community projects, preparing you for work in the industry with on-site experience. The course is summative assessed by a practical assignment and final on-line test. You can undertake the project and workskills programme to gain UCAS points to study at HNC/​Degree level.

Entry Requirements

Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 2 or equivalent, or relevant industry experience.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will complete practical assessments at your own speed ending the year with a practical timed assessment. Theory assessment will be completed through online tests.

Additional Information

You will require a warehouse coat, work trousers and laced safety footwear, along with reference books and stationery. You will be sent a full list of materials and equipment prior to enrolment.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the HNC in Construction and the Built Environment at University Centre Stamford or other Construction or Electrical Power Engineering degrees at university. You could also progress to job roles such as an Installation Electrician or Maintenance Electrician Apprentice, or you could undertake a Construction Maintenance Apprenticeship.


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The combination of theory and practical sessions really immerses you into the subject and experiences to progress into the industry!

Ellie Seston



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