Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

This course is for learners wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in electrical installation.

The qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in electrical installation, including:

  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
    • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
    • Electrical installation wiring and terminations
    • Electrical science and technology
Entry Requirements

Entry Level 3 Literacy and Entry Level 3 Numeracy

Assessment Method

Assessment of the skills attained during the course will be short practical electrical assemblies which are assessed by the tutor. Tutor marked short written tests will be used to provide evidence of electrical basic theory required by the awarding body. Student produced portfolios will be assessed by the college and City and Guilds.

Progression Opportunities

Achievement of this qualification allows learners to progress to the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations
Study Methods

The course will be based around practical workshop sessions in electrical. You will also study mathematics and science topics. All students will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to achieve this qualification.

Learners will be given the opportunity to gain CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card and undertake work experience.

In addition, you will also progress toward functional skills in Maths and English in preparation for the level 2 and level 3 qualifications on the pathway to an Approved Electrician.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.