Electrical Installation

Qualification: EAL Diploma
Level 3

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About this course

This course will give you advanced knowledge and skills of electrical installation. You will practise and be assessed on the installation and testing of electrical equipment together with the relevant theory of electrical installation and wiring regulations.


Full-time students aged 16-18 will follow a study programme at City College which includes:

  • The main subject qualification
  • Work experience which is effective, relevant, and includes careers fairs, site visits, guest speakers and introduces you to the expectations of the real demands of work
  • English and maths, where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade A*-C/9-4 in these subjects by age 16
  • Additional activities, such as tutorials and work-related learning, to help further develop the personal skills relevant to your progression goals

These four elements should combine to provide stretch and challenge to prepare you for progression to employment or further study.

What you will learn
  • Electrical installation design
  • Environmental technology systems
  • Inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
  • Electrical science and principles
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Electrical installation craft

Our construction workshops provide a fantastic learning environment with industry standard equipment.


Entry requirements

Level 2 in Electrical Installation AND GCSEs in English, maths and science at grade 4/C or above

Relevant industry experience will be considered

You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
02/09/19 1 year Main campus
What next?
  • Work as a Trainee Electrician
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Guest speakers
  • Work experience
  • Industry week activities