BTEC Level 3 Electrical Installation and Design Distance Learning CourseC303

Are you keen to learn electrical installation? Interested in broadening your construction skills? Then this could be the course for you.

It covers health and safety, electrical principles as well as electrical installation standards and components in building. This course is ideal if you want to consolidate your existing skills or would like to work in electrical installation in the future.

The course is split into bite sized modules to make studying easy and convenient and remember you have access to your tutor every step of the way.  So Start Learning today!

Course Info

Distance Learning Support


At Start Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course.

Entry Requirements 


To study the course, you must be aged over 16 and be educated to at least GCSE level.
At Start Learning we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.      

Recommended Hours of Study


We recommended you spend approximately 180 hours of your time studying for the Electrical Installation and Design course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 4 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 8 hours a week you could complete it in six months.
You can work at your own pace but you must complete the course within the 12 month period.

Course Contents


Unit 1 – Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment: Understand the general and specific responsibilities both of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation – Identify workplace hazards, persons who may be affected by such hazards and the potential consequences of accidents – Site access and The Construction Regulations 2007 – Know how to use risk assessments in appropriate formats – Use workplace health and safety policies to recommend control measures, reduce risk and meet legal requirements.

Unit 2 – Electrical Principles in Building Services Engineering: Apply appropriate units, measures describing quantities of electrical energy – Basic electrical quantities and how the use and behaviour of simple electrical components affects these quantities and use circuit theorems to determine such quantities – Solve problems relating to the use of single-phase and three-phase circuits and undertake simple circuit design projects to meet a specification – Understand the principles of transformers and rotating machines and demonstrate practical applications in industry.

Unit 3 – Electrical Installation Standards and Components in Building Services: Interpret Regulations and Legislation related to electrical installations – Understanding Wiring Techniques – Flexible cords, extra low and low voltage cables for power, audio and high frequency transmission – Understanding earthing and bonding principles – Determine the need for final circuits and circuit protection – The requirements for special installations.

Easy Payment Plan


Full Price is £635

50% Deposit + Postage = This is paid when signing up for the course

25% First Instalment = This is paid 1 month after signing up for the course

25% Second Instalment = This is paid 2 months after signing up for the course

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If you would like to set up a payment plan.

The deposit is paid at time of enrolment with a fee for postage and packaging.

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BTEC level 3 Advanced Certificate in Electrical Installation and Design.
Edexcel registration fees are not included in the cost of the course and you send your registration fee in within 28 days of enrolling on the course, currently £80.00.



This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following BTEC guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

Language of Course




Q: How does the BTEC Level 3 Electrical Installation and Design course work?
A: The great thing about distance learning is that you can study from home or work, at your own pace and in your own time. You will also have your own professional personal tutor offering unlimited support via email and post, seven days a week. He or she will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you advice as to how to complete the course successfully.

Q: Is there an exam at the end of the course?
A: No, the course is made up of assignments which you complete and send to your tutor for marking.

Q: Is there a word count for my assignments?
A: No, there is no specific word count but you have to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the questions. One sentence answers will not be accepted and you will be asked to redo the question and resubmit it.

Q: What happens if I’ve paid for the course but find it unsuitable?
A: Not a problem. If you return it within seven days, we’ll give you a complete refund, as long as the course is in re-saleable condition.

Q: What are the qualifications required to enrol onto this course?
A: A reasonable level of literacy is required as this is a Level Three course but otherwise there are no entry requirements, just a keen interest in the subject.

Q: How long do I have access to the personal tutor service?
A: The personal tutor service is available for 12 months from when the study materials are received.  At Start Learning we aim help our students to the best of our ability; therefore we are always delighted to answer questions and queries out with the 12 month period.
Q: Do your courses meet the latest syllabus changes?
A: yes, all our course materials meet any changes and will be updated free of charge if further changes are made.

Q: Is this BTEC Level 3 Electrical Installation and Design course paper based or on-line?
A: Our BTEC Level 3 Electrical Installation and Design course is paper based and comes in an attractive folder.

Q: I still have questions? / I would like more information?
A: If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Start Learning via email: or call us on 0800 074 1222 or 0141 218 4424.

We look forward to hearing from you.