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Bradford College

Electrical Installation (Adults)

Qualification Gained
Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (City & Guilds 8202)
Study Level
Level 3
Course Type
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Trinity Green Building


Our City & Guilds level 3 course gives you a high level of knowledge and occupational skills in the electrical industry and gives you the platform to progress to further vocational learning or employment. It will prepare you to enter an electrical apprenticeship programme where you can be recognised by the industry as a competent electrical installation/maintenance engineer.

  Key Info

The high-level knowledge and skills you will primarily focus on include the knowledge of advanced electrical principles, the design and requirements of electrical installations, the knowledge and skills of inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical systems and electrical system fault diagnosis and rectification.

You will learn to use the technical industry specific terminology, interpret design briefs for complex work-related tasks, carry out planning which shows an ability to identify and analyse the relevant information in the brief and achieve an outcome which successfully meets the key requirements of the brief.

  • 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
  • Requirements for Electrical Installations

Entry to this course requires a Level 2 qualification in Electrical Installation and GCSE Maths and English at a grade 4/ grade C as a minimum.

Technical qualifications are based around the development of a toolkit of knowledge, understanding and skills that you need in order to have the capability to work in a particular industry or occupational area. You are expected to be able to apply your knowledge, understanding and skills in decision making to solve problems and achieve given outcomes.

You will complete formal assessments and examinations including a synoptic assessment where you will need to identify and use effectively, in an integrated way, an appropriate selection of skills, techniques, concepts, theories, and knowledge from across the whole subject area.

You will demonstrate your skills in the electrical workshop and assessment centre.

Your course may include experience of work or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time, voluntary or casual work. You might be able to work outside of your studies. Our students benefit from local site visits and trips to construction companies within the local community.

Successful completion of this course can lead to further vocationally related qualifications, employment or an Apprenticeship.

Careers include:

  • Approved Electrician
  • Electrical Installation/Maintenance Engineer

Please note that you will be required to wear safety boots with steel toe caps and a high-visibility vest when working in the Electrical workshops. Prior to enrolment on the course, please make sure you have access to these resources.

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won’t have to pay tuition fees. If you’re 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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