NSCG | Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation
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Course overview

This full time, one year course runs from September to June and is perfect if you want to work in electrical installation. The electrical industry brings power to homes, businesses and engineering projects. You will study two to three days a week. The programme of study includes:
•Health and safety in building services engineering
•Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems.
•Principles of electrical science
•Electrical installations – fault diagnosis and rectification
•Electrical installations – inspection, testing & commissioning
•Electrical systems design
•Career awareness in building services engineering

What are the entry requirements?

To study the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation, you’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English. You’ll also need to have achieved the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation.

How is it assessed?

This is the final part of the EAL Diplomas in Electrical Installations, which helps candidates work towards being a fully qualified electrician.

Assessment is through practical assignments and tests by online multiple choice questions and written exams.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

You can move up to a HNC, HND or foundation degree course in a relative area. You can sign up to a higher level apprenticeship or seek employment in the electrical installation industry as a trainee, gaining an NVQ in the workplace.

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