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Electrical Installation (Level 3)


Why study this course?

This course provides you with the essential training and underpinning knowledge that will prepare you to progress into an apprenticeship as an Electrician. You will be working on live boards that simulate real world practices.

What will I study?

You will develop your practical skills and knowledge of electrical installations. The qualification covers many areas within electro technology, including: principles of electrical science, electrical installation technology and building services engineering.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or give you the UCAS points needed for university.

You could progress on to the Electrical and Electronical Engineering HNC/HND at Bedford College or go into employment or an apprenticeship programme.

Are there any additional costs?

• Personal protective equipment (PPE) approx. £30
• Textbooks approx. £20
• Basic tool kit costing approx. £50
• You will also be required to pay approx. £40 to take a CSCS test. This will allow you to complete the mandatory 30 hours work experience required as part of this study programme

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Electrical Installation (Buildings & Structures) City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma AND • English and maths qualifications if required