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Electrical Installations

Course Code: DEI3
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Two-three days per week, 9.00am - 5.00pm

What's it all about?

The electrotechnical industry offers an exciting career path in a diverse and expanding field. From domestic work to major engineering projects, study in this area can lead to varied career with excellent pay!

City College Plymouth’s level 3 qualification is aimed at students who have already completed the level 2 diploma and and will provide you with the skills and experience you need to continue working towards becoming a qualified electrician.

Course information

This course covers numerous topics designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of the underpinning knowledge to safely and confidently work in the industry. You will also developed more advanced skills than those acquired on the level 2 course.

This course will cover the following:

  • inspection and testing
  • fault diagnosis
  • electrical systems design
  • environmental technology systems
  • health and safety.

City College strives to give you the skills you need now and in the future, with up-to-date courses taking into account new and developing technologies.

You will need to have the following qualifications to be accepted onto this course:

  • a GCSE in maths at grade 4 (C) or above
  • level 2 qualification in a construction related subect.

You’ll be required to take some practical assessments and exams.

On successful completion of this course you may wish to enter employment or continue your development via an Apprenticeship.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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What you could earn:

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