Course Details

This course is designed for learners working in the electrical contracting industry. It consists of work based ‘on site’ assessment and college attendance for underpinning knowledge, forming the industry recognised apprenticeship route.

Entry Requirements

GCSE grade C and above for maths and English and a science subject preferred. Paid employment within the electrical contracting industry to cover the requirements of the course. An initial discussion with an Apprentice Liaison Officer and Course Leader will help determine suitability of the course.

Career options

Completion of industry recognised apprenticeship, with optional progression to professional courses such as 17th edition regulations, testing and inspection, design and verification, or degree level study.

Electrotechnical Installation Electrician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Five highlights

  • 1 Chichester College is rated as OUTSTANDING by OFSTED (April 2014).
  • 2 You will study in a purpose built construction department.
  • 3 Dedicated, experienced and industry qualified training and support staff
  • 4 Industry recognised City and Guilds qualification.
  • 5 Ease of access for transport and parking.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • Electrotechnical Installation Electrician Apprenticeship L3 Standard


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Course code Location Course length Start date
EEL118WMMA Chichester Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

This qualification consists of several unit components: 2357 NVQ Diploma in electrical installation (3 years block release) Theory units include: • Health and safety. • Environmental technologies. • Electrical science and principles. • Installation technologies and practices, including testing and commissioning. Work based units (assessed on site) include: • Health and Safety. • Environmental technologies. • Electrical Installation practices. • Testing and commissioning and handover. • Fault finding.

How will I be taught?

Theory tuition for the course is by a blend of class based lessons, detailed hand outs and on line resources through ‘Chichester Online’. ‘Active learning’ is encouraged throughout by participation in class discussions, research tasks and group activities. Practical training will include installation, commissioning, testing and fault finding activities carried out in the electrical installation workshop.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment methods include: • On line ‘multiple choice’ exams. • Written assignments • Internal written ‘phase tests’. • College based practical installations • Assessment in the workplace-Direct observation and portfolio of evidence.

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