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Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (QCF)

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00079
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3


An advanced level course, this programme will help you to develop an in-depth knowledge of electrical installations. It will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified electrician. Throughout the programme you will develop skills and knowledge in inspection and testing as well as fault finding. Theory sessions include electrical design and advanced principles. You must pass a colour blind test to be eligible for the course.


Units you may study include: Environmental technologies Electrical principles Fault diagnosis and rectification Knowledge and skills in carrying out inspections Knowledge and skills in testing and commissioning Electrical systems design Career awareness in building services engineering Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

60% Assessment - Coursework 40% Assessment - Exam Apprenticeship Option

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress on to study engineering or related fields at a university. Alternatively, you could progress straight into employment in the engineering industry including an apprenticeship. Studying electrical maintenance could lead to a career in electrical maintenance, electrical installations, manufacturing and many other opportunities.


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