EAL Level 3 Diploma inElectrical Installation

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This two-year course provides an opportunity for learners to gain workshop skills along with classroom study.

It is ideal for those looking to train as a fully-skilled electrician, as it is a similar programme of study to electrical apprenticeships. Many of our learners go on to secure apprenticeships as third-year entrants.

In the first year of study, you will complete Level 2 components, giving you a solid foundation of electrical installation skills before progressing on to Level 3 in the second year.

Course Content

This course covers:

  • Health & Safety
  • Renewable Energies
  • Job Planning
  • Electrical Installation Techniques
  • Electrical Design
  • Electrical Testing & Fault Finding; and
  • Principles of Elelctrical Science.


As a full-time student, you will be put through CSCS card training and the Requirements for Electrical Installations IET Wiring Regulations (17th Edition) as part of your programme of study.

This course also offers:

  • Access to the best workshops in the East Midlands
  • Expert, professional teaching staff
  • High-quality training programmes
  • Opportunities for work placements, along with close working relationships with JTL and the AEMT

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4, including Maths and English.

Progression Opportunities

This two year course forms one major component on the journey to becoming a fully-skilled electrician as it is a similar programme of study to electrical apprentices. Many of our learners go on to secure apprenticeships as 3rd year entrants as they can demonstate to potential employers level 3 electrical skills and progression to being fully skilled in a shorter timeframe.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts


  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 19/20EFH0031

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