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Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation

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Course Description

Does the idea of working with all things electric spark your interest? If so, you’d be the perfect fit for the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation.

This course is taught at our Middleton Campus in Middleton, Greater Manchester. In particular, it’s located in our state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Centre.

The building is one of the most sought-after places for trades-based training in the region – featuring 6,500 square-metres of the newest and most cutting edge equipment.

Our Electrical Installation workshops are amongst the most impressive parts of the facility, giving you access to all the tools, machinery and equipment needed to take your first steps in this timeless trade.

Under the guidance of our expert tutors who have worked in the industry themselves, you’ll develop an in-depth knowledge and skillset required to begin a successful career in the industry.

Ultimately, you’ll become comfortable managing some of the most advanced principles of the trade in a busy hands-on environment and finish the course feeling confident in your ability to progress to the next level of study, an apprenticeship or employment.

*This course is taught at our Middleton Campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.


City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSE passes (grade 4 or above), including English and Maths
  • Level 2 Electrical Installation qualification

Entrants who do not have a grade 4 or above in English and Maths will continue studying these at the College.


You'll study a wide range of units which are designed to give you the perfect foundation for a career in Electrical Installation.

The following topics will provide you with a strong portfolio of evidence to progress onto the next level of study:

  • Lighting circuits
  • Rings and radials (Sockets)
  • Shower Circuits
  • 17th Edition Consumer Unit Installations
  • Single and Three Phase Motor and associated starters
  • Generators including micro generation theory

Work Experience

There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course. However, the electrical installation workshop is designed to replicate a workplace environment and will allow you to feel comfortable in a professional setting.


Upon completion of this course, you'll find it opens up a number of exciting opportunities. You'll have the option to pursue:

  • Higher Education
  • An Apprenticeship
  • Employment in roles such as installation electrician, maintenance electrician, service engineering, testing engineer, electrical engineer, sales engineer and many more.
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