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Electrical Theory and Maintenance Level 3 Course

£389.00

This Electrical Theory and Maintenance Level 3 course has been developed for those of you who have an interest in this subject and will give you the opportunity to study electrical theory, the physics of electricity, electrical technology, installation and wiring.

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Course Description

The Electrical Theory and Maintenance Level 3 course is the upkeep and preservation of equipment and systems that supply electricity to a residential, industrial or commercial building.

This course will also provide detailed guidance on legal regulations, risk assessment and health and safety, all of these being an integral part of carrying out any electrical maintenance work.

If you want to develop your knowledge of Electrical Theory and Maintenance so that you can embark on a rewarding career or maybe you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

Support

The course will be delivered by post including Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Modules

Module 1 : Regulation, Safe Practice and Effective Working

  • Introduction
  • Legal responsibilities and regulations
  • Intrinsic safety
  • Accidents at work
  • Electrical safety and isolation
  • Types of technical information and documentation
  • Overview of roles and responsibilities

Module 2 : Basic Electrical Principles

  • Atomic structure
  • Electricity
  • Current
  • Units of measurement in more detail
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Power
  • Resistance
  • Capacitance and capacitors
  • Circuits
  • Cables
  • Safe electrical installations and protection

Module 3 : Electrical Systems Documentation, Records and Certificates

  • Working safely
  • Risk assessment
  • Technical information: types and uses
  • Removal of waste

Module 4 : Basic Transmission and Distribution Systems

  • Power generation
  • Transformers
  • Substations
  • Alternators
  • Balancing loads
  • Resistance
  • Overcurrent

Module 5 : Basic Electrical Technologies 1

  • Building regulations
  • Power systems
  • Types of plugs and sockets
  • Telecommunications (voice and data systems)
  • Structured cabling

Module 6 : Basic Electrical Technologies 2, Installation and Wiring

  • Supply systems
  • Lighting and power circuits
  • Junction boxes
  • Domestic contexts
  • Sizing cable
  • Enclosures

Q & A

Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

What is included with this course?

  • In-depth study materials covering the full specification
  • 12 months tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Certification

Will I need to purchase any books?

You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.

Are there any additional costs?

There will be no additional costs for this course.

I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?

Yes, this course is available to international students.

Do I have to pay delivery?

For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.

How many hours should I allow for this course?

We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 80 and 100 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?

Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by the publisher to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means the publisher has undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

Fees

Course fees for payment in full include:

  • Paper-based Course materials
  • Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
  • Access to your personal Tutors
  • Access to the NUS student card.
  • Certification