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Electrical Installation - Level 3 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College

Course description

The City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation in the perfect progression path for those who have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation and who wish to become a qualified Electrician. The programme may also be suitable for those with some relevant experience or knowledge of the industry.

The Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation will build upon Level 2 with the addition of aspects such as forming and assembling electrical cable enclosures and support systems, and assembling, wiring and testing electrical panels/components mounted in enclosures. 

Course content

The course will cover the following units:

  • Renewable energy
  • Electrical science
  • Inspection and Testing
  • Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
  • System Design

Entry requirements

Achievement of the Level 1 Electrical and Electronic full-time course or equivalent. GCSE Grades C or above in Maths, Electronics and/or Science or Equivalent. Potential candidates need to demonstrate a good level of maths and literacy and be committed to studying as and when required. All applicants will have an interview with a teacher.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation you could choose to enter straight into employment or progress on to Higher Education.

If you are considering going to university after you have completed a Level 3 qualification you could choose to study at University in a wide choice of areas such as Refrigeration & Air Conditioning at Degree level or even choose to study for a HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

There are various sizes of companies who travel all over the UK carrying out various types of electrical work. Once qualified there are lots of options available to you. 

Yorkshire Coast College works closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the current and ongoing developments in our region include:

  • A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale.
  • The relocation of Tesco’s to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build/li>
  • A new housing development in Filey/li>
  • An extension to Sainsbury’s

The local average wage on entry in to a career in Electrical Installation - depend on qualification – is £18,000.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.

Last updated date: 03 August 2016
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