Electrical Installation

L3 Level 3
Full Time
7 September 2020 — 18 June 2021
Barry Campus

About this course

This Level 3 Qualification for students who wish to progress onto an apprenticeship in the Electrotechnical trade. The course is also suitable as a basis for progression to designing electrotechnical installations and services.

What you will study

Course consists of a mixture of theory and practice experience covering the following topics:

  • Electrical Science and Principles
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Planning and Preparing for Installation Work
  • Electrotechnical Craft Skills
  • Inspection, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical Systems
  • Fault Diagnosis and Rectification

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Electrical Installation level 2 course, minimum 90% attendance, satisfactory reference and behaviour on course

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £30.00

Teaching and assessment

The qualification is assessed by a mixture of on-screen exams, written assignments, and practical assessments. The qualification is graded pass/fail only.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

7 September 2020

End date

18 June 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

17.5 hours per week


Barry Campus
Maps & directions

Course code



EAL Level 3 Diploma In Electrical Installation (QCF)


What our students say

Throughout my time at CAVC I used a range of equipment, including; soldering irons, oscilloscopes and power supplies. I believe combining the academic and practical skills that I have gained at college will fuse my product design and electronic skills together ahead of university.

Daniel da Silva Gomez
studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level 3

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Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ