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Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) City & Guilds 2365 Level 3 Diploma (evening)

This is the final stage of the technical diploma for candidates who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. This qualification completes the intensive theory aspect of your training, looking in detail at electrical principles and testing and completing your own work. There are two attendance options for this one-year course: day release one day a week, or two evenings a week, to allow you to attend around your work. The course will allow you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the electrotechnology sector.

Entry requirements

To start this course you should have completed the City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 or equivalent, along with having a strong interest in being an electrician.

Course content

This course will build on all areas of study covered in Level 2, looking at the theory behind all aspects of the electrotechnical industry. The course is heavily theory based, and includes in-depth practical inspection and testing as a basis for several of the units covered.

During the course you will study the following units:

  • Understanding the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification
  • Electrical installations: inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Electrical systems design
  • Career awareness in building services engineering.

Assessment methods

There is a mix of written exams, written assignments and practical assessments.

Further study and career options

During or on completion of the course you should be seeking work in the Electrotechnical sector. If students find employment they can progress to complete 2357 Level 3 NVQ. On completion of the diploma you can then progress to any of our CPD short courses.

Additional information

To take part in this course you will need note-taking equipment, a scientific calculator, current version of the IEE Wiring Regulations and On Site Guide.

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Funding information

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 weeks 22/09/2020 Tue, Thu 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £3195 Cauldwell Street BBD1469 Apply


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