Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings Experienced Worker Qualification (2347)

Last Updated: 05 Mar 2024

This qualification is designed solely for those persons who are, or have been, working in the Electrical industry, practicing as an Electrician, for a minimum of 3 years and who can demonstrate their technical knowledge, performance and competence to the industry standards at Level 3 and would like to gain a formal qualification as a Domestic Electrician Experienced Worker.

This qualification covers the knowledge, skills and competency required by a Domestic Electrician. This includes the application of health and safety, organising and overseeing electrical work, application of design and installation practices and procedures, inspection, testing, reporting and commissioning of electrical systems and fault diagnosis and rectification in domestic dwellings.

It is suitable for both self-employed and employed electricians who have worked for several years but have never gained full, formal recognition of their skills or experience. You will need to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and competence to the standard of the Level 3 Electrotechnical apprenticeship.

Before enrolling for this qualification learners must follow the Skill Scan process as set out by TESP, to help them decide whether the Domestic Electrician EWA is right for them and whether they meet the eligibility requirements, in terms of their existing qualifications and experience. Centres must only enrol eligible learners and direct learners who are not eligible towards other training routes. Useful guidance, including the most up to date Skill Scan form can be found in the ewa route website

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Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners must work toward units in accordance with relevant health and safety legislation.  This is particularly important when working at heights, inspecting and testing, and diagnosing faults. 

Where cited legislation and regulations are not applicable (for example, where the qualification is being delivered outside of England) then substitutions applicable to the learner’s jurisdiction can be made. 

Meeting the assessment requirements of performance outcomes will need initial discussions and assessment planning between the learner and assessor as an essential activity to identify opportunities to assess real working environment evidence, gaps that need to be filled, or opportunities to recognise the prior achievement of the learner. 

City & Guilds will monitor and carry out external quality assurance of the assessments conducted at the centre.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Learners who successfully complete the Domestic Electrician Experienced Worker Qualification, as well as the occupational competence assessment (AM2E), delivered by NET, will be judged to have met the eligibility requirements sufficient to apply for an ECS Installation Gold Card from the JIB.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

This qualification is designed solely for those have been working in the electrical industry as a practicing electrician for a minimum of three years and who can demonstrate their technical knowledge, performance and competence to the industry standard at Level 2 and 3. It forms part of enabling the experienced worker to apply for an ECS Installation Electrical Gold Card.

This qualification is not suitable for new entrants to the electrical industry, apprentices, or other operatives who require any training, or those who have completed an electrical technical certificate with less than five years’ relevant industry experience.  

Where the learner cannot provide documented evidence of previous technical qualifications, or they have qualified outside the UK, the Assessor must provide auditable evidence that the knowledge and understanding evidence of each unit has been satisfied.  

To be eligible to apply for the ECS gold card with this route the learner must have achieved:

  • this qualification: City & Guilds Level 3 Domestic Electrician Experienced Worker Qualification
  • an industry recognised Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations 
  • a current industry recognised Level 3 Award in the requirements for electrical installations (BS 7671)
  • a current industry recognised Level 3 qualification in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations 
  • the AM2 appropriate Occupational Test (from NET).

Level 3

Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings Experienced Worker Qualification (2347-03)
Last Registration Date: 30 Sep 2027 Supportive services: SmartScreen Learning Assistant

Level 3 Electrotechnical in Dwellings Experienced Worker Qualification

  • Accreditation No: 610/3326/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2027 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: £200.00 Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

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