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Electrical Installation Diploma

As a skilled trade, the electrical industry needs people with an advanced, highly technical skillset. This course will help you develop those skills, setting you up for a successful – and profitable – career in the building services or construction industry. The Electrical Level 3 Diploma will help you build upon your previous knowledge and practical skills, enabling you to learn, develop and practise the techniques required to excel and gain an apprenticeship or employment.

You will be studying a range of skills that enhance your understanding of inspection and testing techniques, as well as fault finding concepts, preparing you for the numerous progression opportunities in the building services sector.

Employer involvement is essential to maximise the value of your experience, therefore you will expected to undertake relevant work experience during this qualification.

Upon completion, you can progress to higher education, an apprenticeship or into employment. There will be plenty of career opportunities for you, working as an electrician in domestic, commercial, or industrial fields. You could have ambitions to become a site supervisor, an electrical engineer, or a service manager, depending on where your interests lie.

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“I chose to study at South Devon College as I've always had an interest in trades. It's a great place to learn about the industry before entering the workplace. The staff are really helpful and I prefer the College environment to school as you're treated more like an adult. It’s a really fun and exciting course."Charlie Capewell

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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