Electrical Installations (2391)

About these qualifications

A Certificate in Electrical Installations helps you develop the knowledge and practical experience to professionally design and install or inspect and test electrical installations.

The qualification shows your customers that you're a competent installer or tester, and are up to date with national requirements for the industry (BS7671).

Who are they for

A Certificate in Electrical Installations is for qualified electricians working in the industry. You may want to continue your professional development or update your knowledge of techniques and legislation.

General Information

Available in following countries

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

Information & documentation

For Centres

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Assessment Materials

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Centre Documents

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you'll need to provide your learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Additionally, you will need qualified internal assessors. For the Certificate in Electrical Installations, you will be assessed using a practical demonstration, an assignment and a written examination.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

All learners must be employed in electrical installation. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

You can choose to focus on designing and installing or inspecting and testing electrical installations. You'll cover topics like:

  • technical knowledge of the inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations
  • the practical application of the inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations
  • the design of electrical installations.

To get a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments. VRQs are usually assessed by your training provider using assignments, practical tasks, exams or online tests. For the Certificate in Electrical Installations, you'll be assessed via:

  • practical demonstration/assignment
  • practical examination
  • written examination.

Level 3 is ideal if you work as a qualified electrician, electrical engineer, supervisor/team leader or in a related role. You want to keep your skills up to date or continue your professional development, and show customers you're a recognised, competent installer and tester.

What careers can this lead to?
Gaining a Certificate in Electrical Installations could help you find work as an electrician.