City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation


Gain an industry recognised qualification in electrical science, installation and technology, perfect for those wishing to progress to Level 3 and gaining qualified electrician status.

This qualification allows you to gain the knowledge and specialist craft skills of electrical installation in a workshop environment. Your practice and assessment on the installation of wiring systems, together with the relevant theory of electrical installation, will prepare you for progression into the electrical industry, further study or an apprenticeship. You will spend 70% of your time working hands-on in the electrical workshop developing practical skills and techniques required to enable you to progress to a career as a qualified electrician. The remaining 30% of the course will be spent covering essential theoretical aspects underpinning your developing skills in areas such as electrical science and technology.

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation

One year

Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
• Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation
• Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation
Employment options may include:
• White goods maintenance and repair
• Employment with an electrical contractor

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Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Tuition Fee £945 | Registration/Exam Fee £150

What does this subject include?

Topics you will cover include:
• Health & Safety in Building Services Engineering
• Electrical Installations Technology
• Principles of Electrical Science
• Practical Electrical Workshop Tasks

Assessment is through written and practical centre marked assessments and online examinations. All full-time students are
required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

This course consists of a selection of the following units:

  • 201/501 Health and safety in building services engineering
  • 202 Principles of electrical science
  • 203 Electrical installations technology
  • 204 Practical electrical workshop tasks
  • 210 Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

What is the structure of the course?

70% completed in the workshop and 30% completed in the theory room detailed in the units above

What are the entry requirements?

  • 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A-C) including English and maths
  • Successful interview and initial assessment
  • You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm and commitment for this subject area
  • Alternatively you should have progressed
    from a Level 1 Electrical Diploma

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