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Entry Requirements

Candidates will have successfully completed the EAL 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation but do not possess the Level 2 qualification.

Who is the course for

This is a bridging course for candidates who have bypassed the Level 2 Electrical Installation but have achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation. This qualification allows candidates to progress onto the full EAL 1605 NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation. This is required for registration as an electrician/approved contractor through JIB, NICEIC, Napit, Elecsa etc.

Course Content

Candidates will be required to prepare for the following 3 units through distance learning. The college will support this learning through a support e-mail and if required access to a qualified tutor:

EAL Unit: QELTK3/001 Understanding health and safety legislation, practices and procedures (installing and maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment) – on line exam

EAL Unit: QELTK3/003 Understanding the practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment (electrical installation) – on line exam

EAL Unit: QELTK3/004 Understanding the practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment in buildings, structures and the environment) – on line exam


Candidates will then be assigned an assessor, who will support them in building their site based portfolio and will assess them on site 2-3 times to fulfil the evidence requirement for all QCF Performance units:

  • QELTP3/001: Applying health and safety legislation and working practices (installing and maintaining electrotechnical systems and equipment) - expanded assessment.
  • QELTP3/002: Applying environmental legislation, working practices and the
  • QELTP3/003: Overseeing and organising the work environment (electrical
  • QELTP3/004: Planning, preparing and installing wiring systems and associated
  • QELTP3/005: Terminating and connecting conductors, cables and flexible cords in
  • QELTP3/006: Inspecting, testing, commissioning and certifying electrotechnical
  • QELTP3/007: Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical systems.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Fully qualified electrician.

More Information

This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions available.

This course has flexible start dates throughout the year.

Successfully completed skill scan that will assess a candidates site based experience and range of electrical installation work currently being carried out.

It would be up to the candidate to book his own AM2 (3 day test) at a local centre during the course and must pass this in order to achieve the full NVQ qualification.

Furthermore, candidates would be expected to have achieved the C&G2382-15 17th Edition Wiring Regulations; C&G2394-01 Initial Verification and Certification, and C&G2395-01 Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification (or equivalent) qualifications to support the completion of the full NVQ Diploma.

Candidates will be given a maximum of 12 months to complete the NVQ qualification from their enrolment date.

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 August 2017

Starts: 01/08/2017

Duration: 36 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Total College Fee: £2295.00

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