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City & Guilds 2339 Level 3 Diploma: Electrical Power Engineering – Distribution and Transmission

EA Technology offers the City & Guilds level 3 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering – Transmission and Distribution (2339-45) as both a structured, taught programme and as a distance learning course.

This qualification was developed in association with industry employers and the sector skills council Energy & Utility Skills (EU Skills) and serves as the knowledge component in the Advanced Apprenticeship framework.

It allows candidates to develop the knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in electricity distribution and transmission.

This course is suitable for personnel in a supervisory role or looking to progress into supervisory roles. Candidates should have a good level of maths, typically a GCSE grade C or above. It can also be studied as a progression of learning after completion of the Level 2 qualification.

On successful completion of the course, students could progress on to a Level 4 qualification (HNC).


The course includes the following seven units:

  • Design of plant and apparatus and principles of control systems in the power industry
  • Supervising the use of resources in the power industry
  • Supervise and maintain safety in a power utility environment
  • Employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utility sector
  • Electrical theory and principles in power engineering
  • Mathematics in power engineering
  • Mechanical theory and principles in power engineering

Further information about the credits, timing and assessment of each unit can be found in the attached PDF course document.

The qualification provides a comprehensive foundation for careers in the power industry

  • It has been developed and is recognised by leading employers within the industry
  • The course provides flexible workforce development designed to fit around normal operational activities
  • Comprehensive learning materials are supported by online tutorials and assistance from industry and academic tutors
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Course duration: 18-24 months

CPD Information


EA Technology are accredited members of the CPD certification service. This course counts towards your planned CPD requirements.

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