Electrotechnical Technology (2330)

  • Replacement qualification (2365)
Last Updated: 11 Dec 2015
The Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology can help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to work in the electrotechnical industry.

You'll learn about underlying principles of electrotechnology, health and safety and effective working practices. You'll also gain skills and knowledge in a specialist area - such as electrical maintenance, installing instrumentation or highway electrical systems.

It helps you gain the underlying knowledge to progress onto an electrotechnical NVQ.
A Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology is for anyone interested in a career in the Electrotechnical industry. You might be working in the area already, but you don't need a work placement to take the qualification.

You can take the qualification as part of an apprenticeship or advanced apprenticeship.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

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 task, exams or online tests.

For the Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology you'll do assignments and a multiple-choice test.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You want to learn the basics of electrotechnical principles and practice to help start off your career. You might be doing or planning to do an Apprenticeship or want to progress to a Level 2 NVQ.

Level 3
You have a good understanding of basic electrotechnical principles and want develop your skills. You might be doing an Apprenticeship or want to progress to a Level 3 NVQ.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology could in combination with an NVQ help you get a job like:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical technician
  • Electrician.

After taking these qualifications you could move on to an NVQ Level 3.

What Is Involved With 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 need qualified internal assessors and suitable facilities  to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

For the Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology learners do assignments and a multiple-choice test.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 3

The Level 3 certificate will suit you if you have a good understanding of basic electrotechnical principles and want develop your skills. You might be doing an Apprenticeship or want to progress to a Level 3 NVQ.

You complete one core unit:

  • Application of health and safety and electrical principles (Stage 3).

You also choose one pair of optional units that suits the area you want to specialise in. Specialist areas are:

  • Electrical machine repair and rewind
  • Electrotechnical panel building
  • Highway electrical systems
  • Installation instrumentation and associated equipment
  • Electrical maintenance
  • Installation (buildings and structures).
  • For a full list of optional units, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.

    What Careers Can This Lead To?

    The Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology could in combination with an NVQ help you get a job like:

    • Electrical engineer
    • Electrical technician
    • Electrician.

    After taking those qualifications you could in combination with move on to an NVQ Level 3.

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Installation (Building and Structures) (2330-07)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Installation (Buildings and Structures)

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrical Maintenance (2330-08)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrical Maintenance

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Instrumentation & Associated Equipment (2330-09)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Instrumentation & Associated Equipment

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology - Highway Electrical Systems (2330-10)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology - Highway Electrical Systems

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrotechnical Panel Building (2330-11)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrotechnical Panel Building

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrical Machines Repair and Rewind (2330-12)

    Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2013
    Replacement qualification (2365)

    Level 3 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Electrical Machines Repair and Rewind

    • Accreditation No: 100/3602/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
    • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
    • Guided Learning Hours: 250 - 250 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 30/06/2016 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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