Gain the technical knowledge required to help you become a qualified electrician. This programme for adults aged 19+ enables an opportunity to upskill or retrain part-time for two evenings a week at college. You will learn a range of theory and practical skills to aid you in achieving your Level 3 qualification.

Meet our students Ben Perrin

Ben Perrin

This was the best study option for me. Having a couple of great tutors working alongside us is definitely one of the biggest positives.


Meet our students Jack Ward

Jack Ward

The atmosphere at the open evening was inviting. The teachers have been the best help in aiding us to learn and I have enjoyed seeing how far I’ve come over the year.


  • Description

    Key topics covered include:

    • Environmental legislation
    • Design
    • Craft skills - motors, s-plan and 3 phase lighting contactors
    • Inspection and testing
    • Fault finding
    • Electrical science
  • Entry Requirements

    Level 2 qualification in electrical installation is preferred, as well as a good level of maths and English. This will be assessed at interview.

    A basic understanding of electrical theory preferably gained at level 2. Use of basic tools and some hand skills would be useful.

  • Qualification

    EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation

  • Progression

    From this course you will be required to complete and NVQ and your AM2 to become a fully qualified electrician.

  • Assessment

    The course is assessed by online exams, assignments and practical work.

  • Home Study

    You are expected to carry out some self study, typically six hours per week, and are expected to complete any work that has not been completed during lesson times. Additional homework may be set.

  • Work Placement

    There is no work experience within this qualification.

  • Fees and Additional Costs

    Additional costs may be required for the industry specific text books. Details will be given at interview. Students are required to purchase safety boots to be worn during workshop based lessons.

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
DL3ELINE 242601 Mon & Wed 05/01/2025 31/03/2026 18:00 - 21:00 £3345

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* Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..