Domestic Electrical Installer - Standard Package

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Course Description

Get qualified as a domestic installer

If you’re trying to make a start in the electrician trade, you’ve found the right option. Our STANDARD package includes everything you’ll need to qualify as a domestic electrical installer.

* Learn all necessary skills to work as a domestic installer.
* Get qualifications from industry-leading names.
* Enjoy friendly training built by electricians, for electricians from our award-winning team.

You’ll complete both theoretical and practical training to build the skills every installer needs, including circuit design, finding faults and connecting wiring systems. Once completed, you’ll hold qualifications awarded by City & Guilds and LCL Awards Level 3.

With a focus on building career-ready skills, this course can help you launch your own career as an installer and put you on the path to becoming a fully qualified domestic electrician by self-certifying with an industry body.

Do you want an accessible route into the electrical trade? Get started today by clicking the link above or call us on 01782 976555 with any questions. Scroll down to learn more about the course.


About this course…

The STANDARD Domestic Electrical Installer programme consists of three approved Level 3 qualifications. The City & Guilds and LCL Awards qualifications have been selected to match the technical competence requirements of the Electrotechnical Assessment Specification and Competent Person Schemes (NICEIC, NAPIT and STROMA). 

When do I have to attend?

You will attend training on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday evenings and full day Saturday workshops as per our course schedule.
This will equate to approximately 36 days of training that you will need to attend in addition to some home study. 

Whats covered on this course?

LCL Awards Level 3 - Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings

This course will be delivered by a combination of taught sessions and practical workshops. You will also need to self-study before or during the course for units such as Health & Safety / Environmental. The following nine assessments/units are covered:

1 – Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation, Practices and Procedures of Electrical Installations
2 – Planning, Preparation and Organisation of Electrical Installations
3 – Installation and Connection of Wiring Systems in Electrical Installations
4 – Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations 
5– Diagnosing and Correction of Faults in Electrical Installations
6 – Inspection and Testing & Fault Finding (practical)
7 – Design Assignment
8 – On-Site Portfolio - you will need to show evidence of actual site experience for this unit
9 – Simulated Electrical Installation (optional)

City & Guilds 2382-22 - Level 3 18th Edition Wiring Regulations Amendment 2
For this qualification, you will have the option of attending a 3-day course here at Rebus or a City & Guilds / IET online course that you can complete at a time and pace to suit you. 

City & Guilds 2391-50 - Level 3 Inspection & Testing - Initial Verification 
Through theory and practical workshops, you will learn how to inspect and test 1-phase and 3-phase installations including the completion of the Electrical Installation Certificate.

Who is this domestic installer course suitable for?

Newcomers to the electrical world will love this course.

You should consider a Domestic Electrical Installer course if you do not have existing electrical qualifications. This course caters for those with or without site experience and are looking for a career in the domestic electrical industry.

Course entry requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements to start this programme, you should have an eagerness to learn new skills and an aptitude for practical ‘hands-on work’. During, or on completion of your training you will need to gain site experience to demonstrate that you can work competently in a real work environment. 

This course has a minimum age requirement of 18.

What’s included?

  • All initial Awarding Organisation registration and examination fees
  • Course notes and free book hire
  • Free course study publications
  • Materials and tools during workshop training
  • Online course portfolio
  • A unique and friendly learning environment!

Need more information?

Call our friendly Customer Service team on 01782 976555, we are here to help you. Alternatively you are welcome to visit our centre, talk with a Tutor and tour the premises. 

What next?

After completing this course and gaining employment in the industry you may wish to study towards the City & Guilds 2357 NVQ 3 Diploma to achieve fully Qualified Electrician status.


LCL Awards Level 3 - Certificate in Installing, Testing and Ensuring Compliance of Electrical Installations in Dwellings

Throughout this qualification, you will complete a range of assessments to confirm your knowledge and skill levels. These will include online multiple-choice exams, practical assessments, an electrical design assignment and a portfolio of evidence collected from site.

City & Guilds 2382-22 18th Edition Assessments

On line Exam Specification

Duration: 2 hours

Number of questions: 60

Question type: Multiple choice

Permitted reference materials: IET BS7671 18th Edition 

City & Guilds 2391-50 - Level 3 Inspection & Testing - Initial Verification Assessments

Online Exam Specification

Duration: 1.5 hours

Number of questions: 40

Question type: Multiple choice

Permitted reference materials: IET BS7671 18th Edition, IET Guidance Notes 3, IET On-site Guide  

Written exam

Duration: 1 hour

Number of questions: 6

Question type: Short written answer

Permitted reference materials: IET BS7671 18th Edition, IET Guidance Notes 3, IET On-site Guide  

Practical assessment

2.5 hr practical assessment of an electrical installation comprising single and 3 phase circuits. You will be required to inspect and test the installation and complete an Electrical Installation Certificate.


Keith Martin Electrical Tutor and Assessor

Keith is a highly experienced electrician with over 25 years of experience with the local electricity board.

More recently, Keith has worked as a self-employed electrician and electrical trainer.

A fully qualified tutor and assessor, Keith now delivers a number of our courses, including 18th Edition and Domestic Electrical Installer courses.