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  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)

    November 28, 2017 | Electrical | Nigel909
  • Who is it suitable for?

    This qualification is only available to candidates already working within the electrical industry.

    Candidates are required to demonstrate the ability to perform the necessary skills and the knowledge required to be assessed against the National Occupational Standards.

    What’s involved?

    The qualification covers the following areas: Health and Safety legislation, Environmental legislation, Practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment. Principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems. Practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment. Cable termination. Inspection and testing. Fault finding and Electrical principles

    The Level 3 qualification includes the Diploma and NVQ. If a candidate has already completed the Diploma (EAL) then they will only be required to complete the remaining NVQ units to gain the full Level 3 NVQ Diploma.

    The qualification is work based. Candidates build up a portfolio of evidence and have observations from our assessors. 

    Where might it lead?

    On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment as a qualified Electrician.

    Course duration

    We would estimate a minimum of 12 months

    The time it takes to complete the workplace portfolio will vary per candidate.

    (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options)


    Delivery method

    A mixture of prior home study, classroom revision and workshop practical training and assessments.

    Development of a portfolio in a working environment 

    Assessment methods

    Practical assessments, written assignments, online exams, workplace assessments, documented evidence of ‘real life’ jobs and witness testimonials. 

    Entry requirements

    Must be working within the electrical industry with a qualified supervisor.

    Must have prior knowledge and experience of electrical, ideally with a Level 2 qualification or Level 3 Diploma. 

    How much does it cost?


    If the Level 3 Diploma has been completed the NVQ only costs £1250.