Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2019/20) and are subject to change next year.

For students under 19

Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.

For students aged 19 or over

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.

International Students

Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.


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.