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Electrotechnical Services City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Diploma

  • FULL L3
  • ALL
  • EHCP

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

An NVQ will help an experience worker get a qualification that will prove they can do the job. It will turn existing skills and experience into a recognised qualification, and takes into account the skills you already have so you will only need to train towards the things you don't know how to do. The whole qualification can be assessed on-site so no work time is lost by attending College. You will achieve a qualification to show to potential customers, so you will work more and earn more. You will also gain the vital skills needed to obtain a qualified workers Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card quickly and easily.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable if you are an experienced electrician and would like to gain a recognised qualification to prove you can do the job.

Course content

You will cover units including:

  • Safe site working
  • Diagnosing and correcting electrical faults
  • Providing technical and functional information
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
  • Preparing to install a wiring system, wiring enclosures and equipment
  • Installing a wiring system, wiring enclosures and equipment
  • Connecting a wiring system and other equipment using safe and approved methods
  • Inspecting, testing and commission.

Additional information

This course is delivered in the workplace and will last up to one year. Course dates are flexible.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateDay(s)Fees per yearLocationCourse Code
Up to 3 years Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Offsite D1253

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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