Apply now


This is diploma is ideally suited to those working as trainee electricians with six months experience who need to upskill to electrician status. It is delivered on an evening basis at college, two evenings per week, and within the workplace. The course requires the candidate to demonstrate both theory and practical competency, so they can be recognised as occupationally competent by industry in installing Electrotechnical systems. This qualification is aimed at those carrying out electrical installation activities. Candidates having achieved one of the Certificates or Diplomas in Electrical Installation can apply for the RPL route 2357-34 to achieve full competency. For further information please contact Pippa Cragg: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following units will be delivered at College as part of the evening programme. An additional seven units will be assessed whilst carrying out activities within the workplace:

  • Health and Safety legislation
  • Environmental legislation
  • Practices and procedures for overseeing and organizing the work environment
  • Principles of planning and selection for the installation of electrotechnical equipment and systems
  • Practices and procedures for the preparation and installation of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment
  • Cable termination
  • Inspection and testing
  • Fault finding
  • Electrical principles.

Entry Requirements

All Level 3 courses at Newbury College now require five GCSE at grade 9-4 as part of the entry requirements.


For this qualification students will also require access to the work place where they can be assessed to meet the requirements of the occupational assessment units.


Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) 2357-13/91


The knowledge units areassessed by various assessment instruments depending on which is most fit-for purpose for the unit. This will include written and practical assignments and on-line multiple-choice and short-answer questions. Performance units are most commonly be assessed via observation in the workplace.

Home Study

There is a certain amount of study that students will be expected to complete in their own time.

Work Placement

For this qualification students also require access to the work place where they can be assessed to meet the requirements of the occupational assessment units.


Achieving one of the Diplomas in Electrotechnology qualifications will help students advance in their current role as an electrician. Those who want to progress in their careers by building their knowledge while gaining plenty of practical, on-the-job experience can most likely take one of the Diploma in Electrotechnology as part of the Summit Skills Electrotechnical Apprenticeship programme.

Fees and Additional Costs

If you are over 18 there will be a registration fee of £200.00 if you have not previously registered with the exam board. Additional costs may be required for the industry-specific text books e.g. BS7671 and On-Site-Guide. An additional cost will also be required for the final AM2 competency exam, which needs to be completed at an independent assessment centre. Candidates wishing to gain the C&G 2394 and 2382 as part of this qualification will be required to pay additional registration fees.

Additional Information

DL3IESE 182101 10/09/2018 30/05/2021 18:00 to 21:00
Mon & Wed Newbury £2630.00 Apply Now
Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 for availability or alternative courses.

*Please note that concessions are only available on tuition and do not apply to any additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide information on additional costs, these fees will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. For details of fee remission for learners over 19 and 24+ loans click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email

Course fee information




Apply online

The easiest way to apply is to visit the information page for your chosen course and click on Apply Now or Buy Now. This will take you to our online application form.

Alternatively you download and print an application form, call us on 01635 845000 or come in and speak to a member of our Information Services Team.

Need help?

We understand that there is a lot of information here and you may need some help in choosing what is right for you. We can help.

Contact us

Find out how to apply

Download a course guide