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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation


Course Overview

This programme is suitable for candidates carrying out the following tasks: Completing installations, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical systems, devices, appliances and equipment in domestic, industrial, commercial, leisure and agricultural buildings, structures and environments.

Course Length: 42 months

Course Location: Workplace plus 1 day a week at college

Course Fee: If applicable

Course title: Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation (2357 NVQ Diploma)

Course Content

The apprenticeship programme covers a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge and includes the following five components:

1. Full C&G 5357 - which consists of 8 theory units, 6 practical units including an Electrotechnical Occupational Competence unit for which the AM2 is the assessment

2. Functional Skills: Level 2 Maths, Level 2 English

3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR): mapped into the theory units

4. Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS): mapped into the theory units

Units include the following:

  • Health, Safety and Environmental considerations
  • Overseeing and Organising
  • Terminate and Connect
  • Fault Diagnosis and Rectification
  • Requirements of the IEE wiring Regulations
  • Design and Installation
  • Inspect and Test
  • Electrical Principles

Entry Requirement

This apprenticeship programme is aimed at new or existing employees within a business providing electrical installation services in the building and structures environment. Candidates must be aged 16 or over and hold 5 GCSE grades A*-C (4 or above) including Maths and English. An interview and screening test is required prior to enrolment.




Practical Assessments On-Site Assignments, Home works and End of unit tests.

End point assessment: AM2 Achievement Measurement Skills Test which comprises of 3 ½ day test at a relevant centre

Where does this course lead to

Full employment as an Electrician and various specialist short qualifications

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Course Outline

Course Code: AP01
Study Mode: Apprenticeship
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 3 Years
Start Date: TBC.
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