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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 4

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This programme is designed for any young person who wishes to train for a career as an electrician within the electrotechnical industry and who is currently employed as an electrical apprentice.

A Level 3 course, it is a stepping stone towards obtaining the full and latest qualification for JIB registered electricians. The programme could take up to four years to achieve.

Entry requirements

All candidates should have GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above. You should also preferably have a GCSE grade C/4 or above in Science.

You will be required to undertake a literacy and numeracy screening test at your interview.

Course Content

This Level 3 qualification covers various areas within electrotechnical technology.  Units include:

  • Health and safety
  • Communications
  • Connections and terminations
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Environmental technology
  • Basic inspection and testing procedures
  • Fault-finding techniques
  • Electrical installation design



How will I be assessed?

Candidates will be assessed throughout the academic year via multiple choice tests, written assignments and practical assessments set by the awarding body.

You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you at your place of work and support your progress through observations and discussions with your employer.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to pay for any examination resits.

What can I do after this course?

You can advance your career in employment as an electrician. 



This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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