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EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation

This qualification is the highest electrical qualification which we offer at the Technical Academy.

Made for those with existing Level 2 qualifications, this course is designed to help you progress into employment as an advanced electrician, a self-employed electrician, or is an excellent route if you'd like to go to university to pursue higher education degress such as electronic and electrical engineering.

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully previously completed a Level 2 diploma course in electrical installation.

Relevant industry experience is also highly beneficial to this course.

What Areas are Covered by the Course?

This course consists of several mandatory units, covering the following subjects:

  • Electrical installation design
  • Environmental technology systems
  • Electrical science and principles
  • Electrical installation craft
  • Inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
There is also the opportunity to complete several optional units, including:
  • Overseeing and organising the work environment
  • Requirements of BS7671: 2008 (2011)

How is the Course Assessed?

This course is delivered through classroom theory and workshop practical sessions, with online multiple choice exams.

Length Of Course

1 year, full time. Assessments and online exams throughout the year.

Progression / Career Opportunities

There are many opportunities for progression after this course, including moving on to employment as an advanced electrician, or self-employed electrician. Many people also go on to university, where you can study degrees in such subjects as electrical and electronic engineering.

Potential other courses you may move on to could include:

  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electro technical Systems and Equipment (Building, Structures and Environment) (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Approving Electrical Installation Work in Dwellings in Compliance with Building Regulations (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Initial verification and Certification of Electrical Installation (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations (QCF)

How to Apply for the Course

Are you interested in taking the EAL Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation course?

We handle all of our applications through the main college website, or you can call/email us to get more information.

Please get in touch using one of the following methods:

  • Call Us: 0191 518 8222
  • Email Us: enquiries@eastdurham.ac.uk

Visit the Course Page on the East Durham College Website >>

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