Level 3 – Certificate in Engineering (Electrical)

circuito-elétrico[1]Our new BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering  (Electrical) qualification has just received Edexcel approval. It gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that are need to prepare for employment or further qualifications. 

Course Code: L3E-C04 (RTD06)
Enrolment Fee: £585.00  £450.00 (save £135)
Format: On-line
Award: BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering (Electrical pathway)
Accreditation: EDEXCEL
Study Time / Duration: Flexible –  up to 180 Hours / 12 months
Requirements: Age – Min. 16 Yrs

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering  (Worth up to 28 new UCAS points)

As electrical engineers design, build and maintain electrical machines, and distribution equipment, we have selected 3 specific units for this BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering (Electrical) that will provide you with sound knowledge and practical skills in:

  1. Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  2. Features and Applications of Electrical Machines
  3. Selection and Using Programmable Controllers*

Select ‘Add to cart’ below to start your Certificate enrolment: Full payment – £450 full payment:

Select the cart below, if you would prefer to pay by direct debit. You can pay £100 deposit, followed by 8 x £50 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £100 deposit:


Although all your course material will be available online; if you would also like a paper copy of the certificate course material, select the cart below for Certificate course material (paper copy) – £40:


Cert upgrade: If you already have a BTEC level 3 Award, you may upgrade to a level 3 Certificate by completing only 2 additional units from the above for a reduced fee of £315. During your enrolment process, we will confirm with you your choice of units. Select cart below for 2 unit Certificate upgrade enrolment – £315:

Diploma ‘Upgrade’ – additional 3 units

If you already have 3 BTEC certificate, you can upgrade your course to the next level (6 unit diploma) by completing only 3 additional units

Click ‘Add to cart’ below to add 3 unit diploma upgrade  – £450 full payment

Select the cart below, if you would prefer to pay your upgrade by direct debit. You can pay £100 deposit, followed by 8 x £50 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £100 deposit

Note your BTEC registration will also need upgraded (£90) – see  reg. fee support page

Each unit is normally split into 4 sections to make studying easier via our online Moodle education platform. When ready, you will be assessed with 2 assessments that you request from your tutor, so there is no large end of course exam. Also remember you have 12 months of access to your tutor to take you every step of the way

*Alternative units to SUPC (PLCs) are available on request

Note all course prices exclude Edexcel’s BTEC registration fee of  £195 for 3 and 6 unit courses. The Edexcel BTEC registration process will sent to you during enrolment.


As an electrical engineer, you could work with high and low voltage equipment and your exact duties could include:

  • carrying out feasibility studies for new technical developments
  • drawing up project plans and circuit diagrams, using computer-assisted engineering and design software
  • estimating costs and project timescales
  • testing installations and systems, and analysing test data
  • making sure projects meet safety regulations
  • overseeing inspection and maintenance programmes