Advance Your Electrical Career with Our City & Guilds 2365 Level 3 Diploma Online Hybrid Course

Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (2365-03)
Accreditation No: 600/5499/2

Monthly Payments from £250
Total Fee £2850 incl. VAT

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ELCAS Credits Eligible Course

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The City & Guilds 2365 Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations is an essential step in your career to become a fully qualified electrician. It's a natural progression from the City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations. Upon completion of the Level 3 Diploma, you can proceed to the City & Guilds 2357 NVQ, which qualifies you to obtain a JIB Gold Card.


Our hybrid online e-learning course allows you to complete the theoretical component remotely through our Learning Management System. This system enables you to access resources at any time, with no restrictions on live sessions. You can revisit the content as many times as you like, making learning flexible and convenient. We also offer 1 to 1 support with expert tutors to answer your queries.

The practical training for Testing and Fault-finding and the tutorial for the "Design unit" takes place at our centre in Nottingham. The experience is the same as a classroom environment, giving you hands-on experience in a safe and controlled environment.

The multiple-choice online exams can be completed at our centre or from the comfort of your home through City & Guilds remote invigilation. Written exams must be completed at our centre in Nottingham.

Upon completing this course, you can proceed to Step 3 of your career and enrol in the City & Guilds 2357-44 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment. By incorporating these industry-recognized courses into your training, you'll develop the skills and expertise required to become a qualified electrician and open up a range of career opportunities, including obtaining a JIB Gold Card after completing an electrical installations NVQ.

To learn more about our courses and how they can help you progress your career in electrical installations, contact us today.

COMPARISON WITH OTHER PROVIDERS

TOTAL SKILLS

  • Practical training for "Inspection & Testing" and "Fault Finding" to give you the confidence to start your career.
  • In-centre session for guidance on the Design unit, which is an essential unit in the course.
  • Learning content in association with industry experts in addition to City & Guilds resources.
  • Passive learning with 1 to 1 tutor support, enables you to learn in your own time and access the content multiple times.
  • Mobile learning apps available on both Apple and Android for learning on the go.
  • Easy to navigate, latest online learning system with all content structured in one place.
  • Deposit of £350 only.
  • 3 payment options. Monthly payments from £250 per month.
  • ELCAS resettlement credits can be used on this course ELC registered no. 12999

OTHER PROVIDERS

  • Practical training is limited to enable you to pass the assessments only. Normally few hours.
  • Learning content restricted to City & Guilds resources.
  • Active learning, you have to attend virtual classes at fixed times without an option to re-visit the lessons.
  • Difficult to navigate, different systems to access content.
  • No mobile apps available.
  • Deposit of at least £750
  • 2 payment options. Monthly payments from £750 per month.
  • All books need to be purchased separately.

Highlights

  • Passive learning
  • Experienced tutors & assessors for 1 to 1 support
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Interest free payments, no credit-checks
  • Excellent success rate
  • Mobile apps for learning
  • Complete the course as soon as 6 months to up to 2 years
  • Enables you to get a Stage 3 ECS card with JIB

Flexibility for distance learners

We understand that our center may be located far away for some, which is why we offer flexible options for completing multiple exams remotely and the written exams and  assessments in a block of a few days. This way, you can minimize the number of visits required, saving you both time and money.  To learn more about this option, please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Exams at home or at our centre

Take multiple-choice exams online at home or our center in Nottingham. Home exams need internet, a Windows device with webcam and mic, and incur a £25.75 fee per exam. Exams at the center are free and included in the course fee. Please note that written exams must be completed in-person at our center.

LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME & Convenience

Passive learning and video content allow you to access course materials at your own pace, with the ability to view and review content as many times as you need. Unlike traditional virtual classes, you're not bound by a set schedule. Plus, with 1-to-1 tutor support, you'll get personalized assistance whenever you need help or have questions. 

DURATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS

Our course offers the flexibility to study at your own pace, with City & Guilds registration for a full two years. While we recommend completing the course within one year, you have the freedom to take up to two years to finish. The course requires a minimum of 6-9 months to complete, giving you ample time to learn the material thoroughly. With our self-paced course and extended registration period, you can take control of your learning and achieve your goals on your own schedule.

The following payment options are available for the 2365-03 Level 3 hybrid course.

Blue Plan

Green Plan

Full Payment

ELCAS Credits

One total payment of £2,850.
  • No transaction fees
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
Monthly payment of £500 each for 5 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £350 to reserve your place on the course
  • Monthly payments start 1 month after the date you pay the deposit.
  • No credit-checks
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
  • No transaction fees
Monthly payment of £250 each for 10 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £350 to reserve your place on the course
  • Monthly payments start 1 month after the date you pay the deposit.
  • No credit-checks
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
  • No transaction fees

To qualify for the ELC, individuals must have served a minimum of four years in the UK Armed Forces, with the program available to both full-time and part-time military personnel for Level 3 and above courses.

Once you have chosen the course, you'll need to request ELCAS funding. Note that ELCAS claims cannot be made through Total Skills. The Enhanced Learning Credits application process involves several steps. For those still in service, consult your Education Staff, while Service Leavers should reach out to their SSR.

To initiate your ELCAS courses claim, click on this link. Please use registered learning provider number 12999.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY?

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Our course caters to individuals aged 18+. To enroll, you must hold or be pursuing a Level 2, 2365 Diploma or the previous 2330 Diploma in Electrical Installations.

In addition to electrical knowledge, we expect a good understanding of English language and Maths. Fluent reading, writing, and communication skills in English are required for success in this course. Rest assured, we're here to support you throughout your learning journey and help you achieve your goals.

ASSESSMENTS

THERE ARE 12 ASSESSMENTS IN THE COURSE

UNIT 301 PRINCIPLES AND REQUIREMENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS - MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
This is a 75-min multiple-choice exam with 27 questions and requires 60% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam. 
UNIT 302 PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICAL SCIENCE - 612 a EXAM
This is a 120-min closed book written exam with 26 questions and requires approximately 50% marks to pass.
UNIT 302 PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICAL SCIENCE - 612 B short practical assessment
This is a 40-min assessment and is normally covered on the same day as other practical assessments. 
UNIT 303 ELECTRICAL FAULT DIAGNOSIS & RECTIFICIATION - 623 MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
The exam is a 60-min multiple-choice closed book exam with 30 questions. It requires minimum 60% to pass.
UNIT 303 ELECTRICAL FAULT DIAGNOSIS & RECTIFICIATION - 613 PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
This assessment is related to fault finding and is 3 hours long, it is open-book assessment and is completed on same day as other practical assessments.
UNIT 304 Inspection, Testing and Commissioning - 614b WRITTEN EXAM
This is a 120-min closed book written exam with 6 questions having sub-parts and requires approximately 60% marks to pass.
UNIT 304 INSPECTION, TESTING AND COMMISSIONING - 624 MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
The exam is a 80-min multiple-choice closed book exam with 35 questions. It requires minimum 60% to pass.
UNIT 304 INSPECTION, TESTING AND COMMISSIONING - 614A PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
This assessment is related to inspection & testing and is 2 hours long, it is open-book assessment and is completed on same day as other practical assessments.
UNIT 305 Electrical Systems Design - 615 PRACTICAL ASSIGNMENT
This is an open book assignment with no time constraints and can be completed at home. In-centre guidance sessions are available to start the assignment.
UNIT 305 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN - 625 MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
The exam is a 70-min multiple-choice open book exam with 30 questions. It requires minimum 70% to pass.
UNIT 308 career awareness - 308A WRITTEN EXAM
This is a 90-min closed book written exam with 11 questions having sub-parts.  It requires minimum 60% to pass.
UNIT 308 CAREER AWARENESS - 308B ASSignment

This assignment can be completed at home and requires you to produce a CV and a covering letter.

COURSE COVERS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

  • Principles of environmental and renewable technologies
  • Electricity generation, transmission and distribution
  • Principles of electrical science 
  • Different types of lighting
  • Three-phase, star delta systems
  • Various protective devices
  • Different kind of motors
  • Design of electrical installations
  • Fault finding and rectification in electrical installations
  • Inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations
  • Different types of heating
  • Career awareness in building services

MATERIALS AND BOOKS

BOOKS 

There are few essential books required for the course and one is included in the course price, this will be dispatched to you directly after you book the course.

The textbook is optional and recommended. You may purchase it separately.

You will also need the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (Amendment 2) book for this course. You can purchase this book by clicking on this link.

MATERIALS

All the tools and testers are provided by us, however you may bring your own.
Safety boots (Please bring your own, required only during practical assessments)
Photo ID (Driving License/Passport).

ENROLMENT

We offer two options to sign up.
  • The easiest way is to sign up online by completing the details below using your credit/debit card.
  • If you would like to pay through bank transfer or speak to someone in person to book your course, you can also call us on 0115 666 2366 or send us an email on support@totalskills.co.uk to sign up offline.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I come and have a look at your training centre before I book a course?

We will be thrilled to give a tour of our facilities. Please contact us to arrange a suitable day and time for your visit.

Is there parking at the centre?

Yes, there is ample free parking onsite.

Does this course offer practical training?

We offer complete practical training with this course and focus on the practical skills as much as the theory. While some training providers give you just enough practical experience to pass the assessments we want our learners to feel competent after completion of the course. 

What days would the exams and workshop sessions be available?

You can take the exams on a weekday or weekend and the dates will be available on our system. If you would like to sit the exams at home, the remote invigilation service from City & Guilds is only available during weekdays. The workshop sessions are also available for booking on our learning system.

IS TUTOR SUPPORT AVAILABLE?

The tutor support is available twice a month through Zoom, and you are also able to send your queries on email and these will be answered as soon as possible.

Are the books included in the costs?

There are four books required for this course and the text book is included in the price of the course. You will receive this within a few days after you have enrolled on the course. The other 3 books you will have to purchase on your own.

Do I need my own tools?

We will provide you with all the tools and testers you need however you may choose to bring your own. You will need your own safety boots for the practical sessions.

When will I get my results and certificate?

We will be able to give you the result after you complete each online exam.
The unit and course certificates will be sent to you after completion of the last exam or assessment. It can take up to 4-6 weeks to receive these.

Can I re-sit the exams if I fail and what are the costs?

You are able to have up to 3 re-sits for each exam. Cost of each re-sit is £35 incl. VAT at the centre and £55 incl. VAT for remote invigilation at home directly by City & Guilds.

What kind of work can I get after completing this course?

After completing this course you can seek employment as a Trainee Electrician or Electrician's mate. We also recommend you to apply for an ECS card which will help you with employment opportunities.