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Electrical Level 3

Course code: MFWT100P

Subject area: Construction

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

Course time:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

11th Sep 2023 - 5th Jul 2024

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details


01993 703 464

This course is for learners who wish to work as electricians in the building services industry and is a stepping stone to becoming a full qualified electrician. It provides the underpinning knowledge that is needed for the level 3 NVQ and the journey to becoming a fully qualified electrician.

Health and Safety in building services engineering; Fundamental principles and requirements of environmental systems; Principles of electrical science; Electrical installations, fault diagnosis and rectification; Electrical installations, inspection, testing and commissioning; Electrical systems design; Career awareness in building services industry.

Course units

Planning and overseeing electrical work activities.

Priciples 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.

Requirements for electrical installations.

What next?

NVQ level 3 Electrotechnical Services to become a fully qualified electrician

Entry criteria

5 GCSES at Grade 4 including English or Maths, or a pass in the subject at Level 2 with a Grade 3/Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths, or with relevant industry experience.

Fee information

No tuition fees for those aged 16-18 and those aged 19-23 if this is the first level 3 qualification.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £110.00

Kit / Clothing: £60.00

Total Cost: £170.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £3,345.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £110.00

Kit / Clothing: £60.00

Total Cost: £3,515.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Books: £110.00

Kit / Clothing: £60.00

Total Cost: £170.00

Qualifications received

City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation

Learning & method assessment

The course is taught using a range of varied activities including classroom sessions and skills workshops to develop the necessary installation skills and experience. It is assessed by means of practical synoptic assignments and theory on-line examinations.