Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (C&G)

South Bank Colleges
Course summary
Professional Training
2 years
Full time
Course Dates
September 2022

Course description

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (C&G)

The Level 3 National Extended Diploma in in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) is an advanced, technical course designed to develop your in-depth knowledge and understanding of the electrical aspects of the construction industry, while teaching you essential technical skills that will enable you to work toward becoming a highly skilled electrician, pursue a career in the electrotechnical/building services sector and progress to Higher Education in a related construction specialism.

This is a two-year course, equivalent to 3 A-levels, with one-year options available on discussion at interview.

This qualification is approved by the Engineering Council as contributing to the requirements for professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech).

Suitability - Who should attend?

What do you need to apply?

  • 5 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English, maths, and science (physics)or
  • Relevant Level 2 vocational qualification in a technical or construction-based subject

All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What experience and skills will you gain?

This course will provide you with a detailed technical grounding in electrical installation and you will study a mix of mandatory and optional units that could include:

  • Health, safety, and environmental considerations
  • Organising and overseeing, terminating and connecting, inspection, testing, and commissioning
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification, electrical scientific principles, BS 7671
  • Electrical design
  • Electrical maintenance

Continuing Studies

Where can this course take you?

This course can provide entry on to several key Further and Higher Education courses, including:

  • HND/HNC or Foundation Degree
  • Higher Level Apprenticeship (with Foundation Degree studies)
  • Degree Courses in Construction
  • Employment

Career pathways this course can lead to include Electrician, Electrical engineer, Surveyor, Architect, Project manager, Contracts manager, Site manager, Site supervisor, and Quantity surveyor.

After successfully passing the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures), you may wish to consider progressing to one of London South Bank University‒s Higher Education programmes (additional qualifications may be required)

About provider

South Bank Colleges

South Bank Colleges (previously Lambeth College) is a leading Further Education provider of high quality, dynamic and supportive teaching and learning. South Bank Colleges (SBC) attracts students from across London and England, aged from 14 - 16, 16 - 18...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Request info

Fill out your details to find out more about Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (C&G).

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Country *

Contact info

South Bank Colleges

45 Clapham Common, South Side, SW4 9BL
SW4 9BL London Lambeth & Wandsworth

 Show phone number

Request information

Find out more about this Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (C&G) course - simply fill out your details:

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here