Construction & the Built Environment

Electrical Installation Studies Diploma - R213

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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If you are looking to train as a fully qualified electrician installing in commercial, industrial and domestic locations, this City & Guilds 8202-30 course could be for you. This is now the default qualification for the traditional route to becoming an electrician.

Please note on completion of the course you will hold the status of Electrician's Mate.

Course Details

The course covers the following subjects:-

  • Commercial - such as supermarkets, offices, warehouses, schools, shops, restaurants and hospitals.
  • Industrial - such as research/development parks, heavy manufacturing, buildings and factories.
  • Domestic - such as houses, flats, bungalows, renewable and solar PV.
  • Agricultural - farms.
  • Maintenance services and local authorities.
  • Media - Electricians required for the day to day running operations in television and radio.
  • Sporting venues - theatres, concert halls and stadium events.
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (2365-02) or equivalent and Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent in Maths.

Satisfactory interview, school report and/or reference.

Office use only. Non Standard 6.
Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment - £40 Educational Visits - £35 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

Assessment will be through practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

Where can I progress to?
Employment or advanced apprenticeship at level 3.

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £2850.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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