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Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

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 industry standard workshops.

You will also learn to apply the principles of health and safety and develop your employability, maths and English skills.


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. 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, plus GCSE grades 4/​C in English and maths or relevant industry experience.

Worried about your grades?

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above. 

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective 6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy /​too hard
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team are available remotely throughout this unprecedented period. They can be contacted at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any further questions.

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. The course is summative assessed by a practical assignment and final on-line test.

Additional Information

You will require a warehouse coat, work trousers and laced safety footwear, which can be purchased on our website, 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 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.

Course Content

You will study a range of units including:

  • Building applied scientific principles 
  • Electrical installation design
  • Testing and inspecting- fault finding


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Studying an apprenticeship with New College Stamford has provided me with the skills I need for a successful electrical career!

Coleen Clarke



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