EAL Level 3 Experienced Worker

  • EAL accredited
  • Gold ECS Approved Qualification
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What is this EAL Level 3 Experienced Worker qualification?

The competencies involved with electrical installation and commissioning. The qualification is made up of performance units which in summary cover: the application of health, safety and environmental considerations, organising the work environment, application of design and installation practices, termination and connection of conductors, inspection and testing, fault diagnosis and rectification. It also has two units which between them cover BS 7671 wiring regulations, and initial verification (these are the same units that appear in the industry recognised CPD qualifications).

This qualification is recognised by the electrical industry and is supported by the ECA.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed solely for individuals who have been working in the electrotechnical industry as a practising electrician for a minimum of 5 years and possess specified knowledge, understanding and competence as outlined in the skills scan (aligned to the Level 3 electrotechnical apprenticeship qualification). It forms part of the requirements for the Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Assessment, together with the AM2E end point assessment, enabling the experienced worker to apply for an ECS Installation Electrician Gold Card.

What does it cover?

The skills and knowledge required to carry out the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

This Award has one unit which covers: statutory and non-statutory requirements, electrical units, equipment construction, inspection and testing theory, practical inspection and testing of equipment and completion of documentation.

Where does this qualification lead?

  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Building Energy Management Systems (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT) (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Services (Maintaining Electrotechnical Systems)(QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Building,Structures and Environment) (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Initial verification and Certification of Electrical Installation (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations(QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations inDwellings (QCF)
  • EAL Level 3 Award in Approving Electrical Installation Work in Dwellings in Compliance with BuildingRegulations (QCF)

Qualification pre-requisites:

The qualification is not suitable for new entrants to the electrotechnical industry, apprentices, or those who have completed an electrotechnical qualification with less than last five years relevant industry experience.

It is a requirement that prior to undertaking this qualification, learners must have their suitability assessed by the completion of the qualification’s pre-entry skills scan. Learners MUST possess the knowledge and understanding comparable to the Level 3 Electrotechnical apprenticeship qualification which can be evidenced by relevant electrotechnical qualifications. Where learners do not hold the relevant qualifications, their eligibility will be probed through the skills scan to verify if they have the equivalent knowledge and understanding. This MUST occur prior to registering the learner on this qualification.

The age range of this qualification is 19+, however it is expected due to the five-year industry experience requirements learners will be significantly older.

How is the qualification assessed?

On site assessment, being directly observed by assessor with portfolio of evidence.


£1,700.00 excl. VAT

per candidate.

EAL Level 3 Experienced Worker

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