Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) Diploma

Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: QET3TE11
Course Level: Level 3

Where will this course lead?

If you want to work within the field of electrical installation, this full time course is designed to give you an introduction to electrical installation theory as well as the opportunity to develop your practical skills.

The City & Guilds is a technical certificate which will give you the underpinning knowledge required to develop a wide range of skills including installation, testing commissioning and maintenance.

What will I study?

During the course you will study the following:

- Unit 201: Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering,
- Unit 301: Understand the Fundamental Principles and Requirements of Environmental Technology Systems,
- Unit 302: Principles of Electrical Science,
- Unit 303: Electrical Installations - Fault Diagnosis and Rectification,
- Unit 304: Electrical Installations - Inspection, Testing and Commissioning,
- Unit 305: Electrical Systems Design,
- Unit 308: Career Awareness in Building Services Engineering.

How will this course be delivered?

A mixture of theory and practical sessions taught over 3 days a week

What qualifications will I get?

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

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through on-line examinations and internally assessed assignments.

- Unit 201: Online multiple choice exam and practical assessment
- Unit 301: Online multiple choice exam
- Unit 302: Practical assessment
- Unit 303: Practical assessment
- Unit 304: Practical assessment
- Unit 305: Practical assessment
- Unit 308: Practical assessment

How do I get a place on the course?

Complete a full time application form and a successful college interview

What are the entry requirements?

Minimum qualifications or the course are either:

A full Level 2 OR a City and Guilds 2365 Level 2 Certificate in Electrical Installations

A place on the course is subject to a successful interview, a college assessment and a satisfactory reference indicating that you are punctual and reliable.

What else do I need to know?

You need to be interested in electrical installation and be able to work with your hands. You will also study a related course at the same time. To become an Electrician will mean completing the Level 3 NVQ.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

You will need a pair of steel toe capped boots overalls and a scientific calculator. You must also have an up to date copy of the IEE wiring regulations and a copy of the IEE on site guide.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

What can I do after this course?

Those who wish to progress on to courses to further heir engineering prospects can take a City and Guilds 2357 NVQ (must be employed in the electrical industry).

Likewise they can also take a City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 - Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations.


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: enquiries@solihull.ac.uk Internet: www.solihull.ac.uk

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds