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Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) Level 3 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Professional electricians are central to modern industry, whether it’s bringing heat and light to domestic homes or powering major engineering projects.

Specialisms in electrical engineering ranges from transporting data along fibre optic cables to programming computer controlled 'intelligent' buildings. Then there’s renewable technology – everything from wind turbines to photovoltaic systems capable of converting the sun’s energy into electricity.

Course content

This course sets you up for the future with professional skills across electrical instalation, inspections and equipment testing.

Subjects covered include:

  • Testing and commissioning

  • Fault diagnosis and rectification

  • Health and safety during inspection

It’s the foundation for a solid career across the electrical installation industry. To prepare you for working life you’ll complete GAP work placement and, with support from us, develop your English and maths skills.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures). You will be invited to a course introduction meeting which will include a range of relevant assessments.

Future opportunities

Careers open to successful students include the specialisms of alarms, heating and ventilation as well as more general electrical maintenance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    • Our Kings Langley campus offers the very best facilities for training in electrical installation, motor vehicle engineering and plumbing with modern, well-equipped workshops so you keep fully up-to-date with the ever-changing world of electrical technology.

      Our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers are qualified in the trade, providing quality training that ensures all bright sparks leave us well connected for their future career.