This qualification allows learners to continue to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment within the electrotechnical sector.  The objective of this qualification is for learners to demonstrate they are competent in accordance with legislation, regulations, and industry standards. 

This course is for those looking to self-certify their own work and other peoples Electrical Installations in Dwellings.

This is one of the main qualifications you will require in order to join a Competent Person’s System with bodies such as Napit, NICEIC etc.

This qualification will be delivered over 1 to 2 years depending on your experience, this will be on block release training, where you will complete, Knowledge Assessments, Practical Assessments and complete an online portfolio.  You will need to have 2 years experience to be able to sign up to Napit, NICEIC etc.


Qualification Units:

  • Understand and Apply Health & Safety legislation, practices, and procedures in electrical installations. LCL-Q3001.

  • Understand and Apply Environmental Legislation, working practices and the principles of environmental technology systems associated with electrical installations. LCL-Q3002.

  • Understand and Apply the practices and procedures for overseeing and organising the work environment when installing electrical installations. LCL-Q3003.

  • Electrotechnical Occupational Competence – Approval of Electrical Installations. LCL-3004

  • Understanding and applying the principles, practices and procedures for the planning, preparation, and selection of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment. LCL-3005.

  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for diagnosing and correcting electrical faults in electrical installations. LCL-Q3006.

  • Understand and apply the practices and procedures for the installation and connection of wiring systems and electrotechnical equipment. LCL-Q3007.

  • Understand and apply the principles, practices and legislation for the inspection, testing, commissioning, approving and certification of electrical installations. LCL-Q3008.



This qualification consists of the following style of assessments.

  • Knowledge Assessments

  • Practical Assessments

  • Portfolio (Onsite)


This qualification comprises of five on-line assessments as follows:

Assessment 1 – Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation, Practices and Procedures of Electrical Installations. (Covering Q3001 & Q3002).

Assessment 2 – Planning, Preparation and Organisation of Electrical Installations (Covering Q3003 & Q3005).

Assessment 3 – Installation and Connection of Wiring Systems in Electrical Installations (Covering Q3007).

Assessment 4 – Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations (Covering Q3008).

Assessment 5 – Diagnosing and Correction of Faults in Electrical Installations (Covering Q3006).

Q3004 has been distributed over all assessments.


Practical Assessments:

The learner is required to safely undertake three mandatory practical assessments and one optional assessment.  All practical assessments are 100% pass mark.  At the assessor’s discretion minor elements of the assessment may be re-attempted, providing these are not safety critical aspects of the assessments.

Assessment 6 – Inspection & Testing and Fault Finding

Assessment 7 – Design Assignment – (Distance Learning)

Assessment 8 – Onsite Portfolio (plus Onsite Assessment)


Permitted Documentation:

  • BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations

  • IET Onsite Guide

  • IET Guidance Note 3

  • IET Electricians Guide to the Building Regulations



There are no formal pre-requisites to this qualification, but it is recommended that learners should have suitable knowledge of electrical theory and ideally be working within the electrical industry.  Learners will have access to a qualified Mentor/Assessor to complete this qualification. Learners must be at least


16 years old to undertake this course.


The learner is required to successfully achieve a pass in each unit for the qualification to be awarded.


Payment will be required in full, or a deposit of £1000, then followed by 10 monthly payments of £284.00 by direct debit/ Standing Order.


1 to 2 years, completion of Knowledge Assessments, Practical Assessments and an Online portfolio. £3200.00 plus vat = £3840.00.

How it will be delivered:

So there will be four learning weeks per year, spanning across 8 months in each year. The rest of the candidates' time will be spent on site collecting evidence to go with their knowledge learnt in their weeks with us.


The Confirmed First Year Dates for 2022 Candidates are;

Health & Safety + Environmental / Acordia Intro - 21st - 25th March 2022

18th Edition Add-on / Workshop / Portfolio Day - 9th - 13th May 2022

Design Plan - 4th - 8th July 2022

Practices Principles - 19th - 23rd September 2022


The Confirmed Second Year Dates for 2022 Candidates are still in progress, however we know it will be in the months below:

November 2022

January 2023

March 2023

May 2023

Once we have confirmed weeks in the above months, you will be notified in advance.

The candidate will then have contingency time, to complete any missing portfolio work etc.

18th Edition Add-on:

The 18th Edition is not a necessary component to this course, however we thought that it’s best to incorporate it into the course so that the candidate is up to date with their regulations when they complete, at no extra cost. This is incorporated into the second week of learning in the first year.

This Course is due to start running in March 2022, if you are interested please email