The Level 3 electrotechnical Technology Certificate at Nescot is available on a part-time day or part-time evening basis. The course combines practical and theory sessions to enable you to gain good practical skills with underpinning knowledge of Electrical Installations at an advanced level. You will work towards achieving 3 units of competence throughout the year which will culminate in an end of Year City & Guilds multiple-choice test and practical assessments.
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Evening course 6 hours per week for 36 weeks from September to July.
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Who is the qualification for?
This course is for individuals who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make you fully qualified electricians.
What does the qualification cover?
You will learn to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Electro-technology sector.
Course Details Modules:
Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology Systems: This knowledge unit provides learning in the fundamental working principles along with regulatory requirement relating to renewable energy. Be able to distinguish the potential type of building features that will meet the requirements to install renewable energy water conservation along with typical advantages and disadvantages.
Principles of electrical science: The aim of this unit is to enable the candidate to understand the principles of electrical science related to AC theory, machines, devices and systems. This understanding is applied when designing wiring systems for clients and fault diagnosis.
Electrical Installations - Fault diagnosis and rectification: The unit is designed to enable learners to understand how to carry out fault diagnosis and rectification of complex electrical systems safely and in accordance with regulatory requirements, with an emphasis on period inspection scenarios. Learners will also develop the skills to apply their understanding of fault diagnosis in simulated environments.
Electrical installations - Inspection, testing and commissioning: The unit is designed to enable learners to understand how to carry out inspection and testing of complex electrical systems safely and in accordance with regulatory requirements. Learners will also develop the skills to apply their understanding in simulated environments.
Electrical systems design: This unit provides the learner with the understanding of electrical systems design using design techniques and determining system requirements. It also provides learners with the understanding needed to plan work programmes and contractual implications of electrical design.
Career awareness in building services engineering: This unit will introduce learners to the concept of planning for own career development and setting goals to help realise plans. Learners will investigate the different crafts that make up Building Services Engineering. Learners are required to compile documents to support career plans including Curriculum Vitae and personal statements. The unit is designed to demonstrate to learners that there are many optional career pathways including becoming highly skilled in own craft or exploring supervisory responsibilities.
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Successful completion of the Level 2 programme. You will also need to working in the trade.
What opportunities for progression are there?
This course allows candidates to progress into employment, although not as a fully qualified electrician, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
• Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
• Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
• Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installations
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Last updated - 27/02/18