With the property market improving there is going to be a greater need for people with construction-based skills. Perhaps you are thinking of a career change, or simply want to improve your DIY techniques? Whatever the case, we have a course for you.

The following courses will be available for 2018-19

Level 3 Electrical Test and Inspection

  • Duration: Four days
  • Requirements: Learners should hold the City & Guilds 2382 17th Edition Wiring Regulations or equivalent and must have a practical working knowledge of both
    domestic and commercial electrical installations including three phase installations. Learners should have on site experience of initial verification and certification of electrical installations, using suitable test equipment and the completion of the relevant forms as per BS7671 including Minor Works Electrical Installation Certificates and Full Electrical Installation Certificates.
  • Details: This testing and inspection training course is for experienced electricians who are responsible for the initial verification and certification of electrical installations.
    The new Level 3 QCF qualifications mean that electricians can specialise in either initial verification & certification or periodic inspection. Alternatively, electricians can attend both courses once the appropriate level of onsite experience in each sector
    has been undertaken.
  • Content: The course includes training on the following:
    ■ Electricity at work regulations
    ■ BS7671 & GN3
    ■ Initial verification process
    ■ Inspection techniques
    ■ Practical testing
    ■ Completion of Electrical Installation Certificate
  • Assessment: The course includes the following assessments:
    ■ A practical assessment
    ■ Two short response written exam papers
  • Progression: Level 4 Design and Verification.

Level 4 Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

  • Duration: Five days
  • Requirements: This course requires prior knowledge in all areas of electrical installation work and the current 17th Edition Requirements BS7671 and the Level 3 test and inspect qualification.
  • Details: This is a high level course for those wishing to move into the design work of electrical installations. It is intended for personnel in electrical contracting companies who have responsibility for the quality of the design, specification, installation and testing process.
  • Content: During this course you will study a range of topics, including:
    ■ Learn, develop & practice design skills
    ■ Design management
    ■ Construction management
    ■ Initial verification of design plans
    ■ Practice of scoping electrical plans
  • Assessment: This course will conclude with a three hour written exam paper, plus you will be required to complete a portfolio of work dependent on the project exam question.
  • Progression: Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Building Services Engineering.

Funding Information

Applying for a course that has a concession?

Then the course could be free! Some courses are eligible for funding if you are an unemployed individual, on a state benefit* and you want to enter employment and need the skills from one of our funded courses to achieve this.

* (Income Support (universal credit), Job Seekers, ESA contribution Based, ESA work related activity group. Includes SFA funded courses only. You must be aged 19-23 on 31 August 2014. You must produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you enrol. Concessions do not apply to higher education courses.

Full details regarding funding and eligibility will be provided upon application.

How do I find out what the fee for my course is?

The fee for your chosen course is listed in the individual course sections accessed on this page. It includes the cost of tuition plus the cost of any exam and registration fee charged by the exam board (if applicable).

Are there any other costs I may have to pay?

Some courses may require you to pay extra costs for things such as course books, trips, and specialist equipment or clothing. If your course has any additional costs, you will be notified before enrolment. You can also contact the College on call 01329 815 200 to find out more.

I’m an international student – are my course fees different?

If you have not been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for more than three years before the start of your course (excluding any time spent in full-time education), different course fees may apply to you – please call 01329 815 200 to find out more. Fareham College cannot sponsor Tier 4 student visas.

My employer is funding my course – what do I need to do?

You will need to complete an Employer Authorisation form, and return to the Enrolments team, and your employer will be invoiced accordingly.

How do I pay for my course?

You can pay by cash, cheque, credit or debit card. And for courses over £500 we offer a payment by instalment service to help spread the cost of your course. A £250 minimum deposit is required if you choose to pay by instalments. Please contact the College for more information.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call

01329 815 200

Please note, Part Time course fees are annualised and, unless otherwise stated, apply to each year of your course.

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