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Electrical Installation Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Farnborough College of Technology

Course description

The training programme is intended for new or existing staff working in a business providing electrical installation services in the building and structures environment.

Course content

The programme covers a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge and includes the following five components:

1. NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment – Buildings, Structures and the Environment (Level 3)

  • Ensure safe site working
  • Environmental legislation, working practices and environmental technology systems
  • Oversee and organise the working environment
  • Install wiring systems, electrotechnical equipment and systems
  • Terminate and connect conductors, cables and cords in electrical systems
  • Inspect, test, commissioning and certification of electrotechnical systems and equipment
  • Diagnose and correct electrical faults in electrotechnical systems and equipment
  • Design, build, install and maintain electrical equipment and systems
  • Plan, prepare and install wiring systems and associated equipment in buildings, structures and the environment

2. Functional Skills: English, Maths & ICT Level 2 
3. Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook
4. AM2 Achievement Measurement Skills Test
5. Personal Thinking & Learning Skills


The NVQ Diploma is achieved through the creation of a site diary including workplace evidence and supported by on site assessments. Apprentices also attend Aldershot College once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge required and to develop their skills. In addition, there are regular progress monitoring and support visits to the workplace.

Future opportunities

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnborough College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016

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