Text only  |  High Contrast Text only  |  Big Text  |  Bigger Text  |  
Listen to our Website
Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installation in Dwellings (Qualified Supervisor)
Subject: Electrical
Type: FE
Qualification Level: -
Duration: 9 Months (PT)
Division: Genesis Centre
Attendance: 3 hours per evening
Awarding Body: City and Guilds
Location: Somerset College
Mode of study: PT
Mode of delivery: College-based
Start date: September
How to apply: Direct to the college

This qualification is for candidates who work or wish to work in the Electrotechnical industry. The qualification aims to provide expert guidance to learners wishing to gain knowledge and understanding of electrical installations within dwellings. This qualification is primarily aimed at electrical installers, wishing to progress further in employment. On successful completion candidates will become eligible and recognised by certification bodies, as competent to undertake electrical work. This will be the minimum qualification level for Qualified Supervisors responsible for electrical work in domestic properties subject to Part P of the Building Regulations (England and Wales). Available in the following:

  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

This qualification demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you need, including, (design, construction, installation and verification). Assessment will be through a multiple-choice test, written assignment practical tasks, as well as professional discussion.

Personal Skills

Teaching and Assessment

City and Guilds has written the following assessments to use with this qualification:

  • online multiple choice tests
  • short answer tests
  • assignments
  • Site based assesments
Career Opportunities

It allows learners to progress into employment within this specific field, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology
  • Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • Level 4 Award in Design and Verification of Electrical Installation
Entry Requirements

City & Guilds does not set entry requirements for these qualifications. However, centres wishing to enrol learners with prior experience or knowledge within the Electrotechnical sector, should consult the EAS scheme document, which highlights the minimal technical competence criteria required for a proposed qualified supervisor for electrical installations in dwellings only.


£1645 tuition and £100 award fee


For further information please contact the Helpzone on 01823 366331.

© Somerset College 2018. All Rights Reserved. Registered Address: Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AX Tel: 01823 366 366