Electrical Installation Advanced Technical Diploma level 3
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||Electrical Installation Advanced Technical Diploma level 3
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THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY FULL FOR 2020. We are not currently accepting applications
You will develop advanced practical skills and underpinning job knowledge relating to the advanced design of electrical systems including the initial verification inspection and testing and certifications of electrical systems. The course focuses on how systems are installed. This programme is designed to equip you with the latest skills and knowledge needed to carry out installations, servicing, and maintenance and verification within the industry.
If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven't already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.
The level 3 electrical technical diploma will develop your practical and theoretical knowledge. You will study the following modules: planning and overseeing electrical work activities; principles of electrical science; electrical design and installation practices and procedures; principles of inspection, testing and commissioning electrical systems; inspecting, testing and commissioning electrical systems; electrical system fault diagnosis and rectification; and the requirements for electrical installations.
How will it be delivered?
There will also be assessments throughout the programme which will be set by your tutors to check your progress. Practical assessments will also take the form of tutor-designed assessments which will be set throughout the year as well as an end of year City Guilds assessment in May to June.
To gain this qualification, you must successfully achieve the following assessments:
One externally set, externally moderated assignment (practical assessment)
One externally set externally marked exam sat under examination conditions.
There is also an employer involvement element to this qualification that is required in order to achieve the Technical Certificate.
Standard entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate a minimum of 90% attendance at your last place of work or study. A GCSEs in both English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above plus two other GCSE's, one of which must be a science subject. You will need to have successfully completed a level 2 electrical installation programme.
All students will undertake a probationary period for the first six weeks of their programme. During this time, attendance, attitude, attainment and application towards study will be monitored. A final decision as to the most appropriate level and the outcome will be discussed with you towards the end of your probationary period.
Consideration will be given to all applicants over the age of 19 who do not hold formal English and maths qualifications, but you must have previously successfully completed a level 2 electrical installation programme.
Your next steps...
You may wish to go straight into employment and combine this with study towards an NVQ in electrical installation. Or you could continue learning with an HNC at level 4 in either building engineering services or construction, before progressing onto a career into the industry. Further study including the current IET wiring regulations and the Initial inspection and testing courses would aid you in finding employment