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Electrical Installation Level 3 Diploma at Knowsley Community College

Course description

The L3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation is intended as a technical level qualification. It has been specifically designed for students who have already completed a L2 Diploma in Electrical Installation and would like to progress into a career as an Electrician. The qualification has been adapted from the QCF Diploma within the apprenticeship framework, therefore successful completion of the qualification facilitates progression to the industry recognised qualification. You will be taught in fantastic state of the art facilities by professionally experienced and supportive staff. NOTE. This course does not qualify you to be an electrician but is a step towards becoming a fully qualified electrician.

Course content

  • Electrical Installation Design
  • Environmental Technology
  • Electrical Science Principles
  • Inspection and Testing

Entry requirements

A Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation or equivalent. A positive attitude to learning is required and GCSEs in the A* - C range including English, Mathematics and Science at grade A* - C. You will also be required to sit an initial assessment and demonstrate an interest in your chosen course at interview. You should also have good colour vision. You will have to successfully complete an induction programme to confirm suitability for this course.

Financial information

You will need to obtain a pair of safety boots and buy a college polo shirt bespoke to electrical installation. Stationery equipment will also be required for theory sessions.

Future opportunities

Apprenticeship and/or Industry experience to prove vocational competence.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Knowsley Community College directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • Princess Drive is our state of the art, low-carbon campus and is the base for the college’s Construction and Engineering courses.

      Located a short distance from the Roby Campus is the Princess Drive Campus – our Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Technology. Dedicated to the development of industry standard skills, students who study here take advantage of state of the art equipment that is used in many manufacturing and technology organisations, making their KCC qualification extremely desirable to employers.


      • Industry standard facilities that include Bridgeport CNC machine, milling and lathe equipment
      • Dedicated construction, painting & decorating workshops
      • Modern, comfortable classrooms designed to suite all types of learning