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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Building & Structures)

Course at a glance

Subject Area:





City & Guilds
Electrical Installations
(Building & Structures) Level 2 Diploma

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Course Length:

1 year (day or evening)


South Bank Campus



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Course overview

This City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations course is suitable for adults over the age of 19 who have no previous experience or knowledge and are considering a career in the electrical industry as a qualified electrician; in commercial, industrial and domestic electrics.

The course will cover a wide range of electrical installation skills. It will provide you with basic skills in electrical installations, however you will not be a qualified electrician when the course is completed.

Upon successful completion of the course you could progress on to the Level 3 Diploma.      

Course content

This course will offer you both practical and theoretical insights into Electrical Installations (Building & Structures).

The course covers the following areas:

  • basic safety measures
  • principles in electrical science
  • electrical installation technology
  • installation of wiring systems
  • electrical science through practical and theoretical insights

What skills and qualities do I need?

A good understanding of maths, calculations and physics, a careful, methodical and accurate approach to your work, the ability to follow written information and instructions. 

You will also need practical skills, the ability to follow technical drawings, building plans and wiring diagrams, ability to work methodically and be organised and able to problem solve. 

Study options

Evening Route

This course is available as evening study if you have completed the evening only Electrical Level 1 Award & Certificate at Leeds College of Building. *If you meet the above criteria the price is reduced to £366.

Day Route

You can enrol on the day course if you already have a Level 1 Certificate or you score highly on the entrance test.

General enquiry

If you have a general enquiry, or would like to find out more about the course before registering for the assessment please get in touch with the team, by emailing or calling 0113 222 6061.


If you have successfully completed the Electrical Level 1 Award & Certificate at this College you will be able to progress on to this course.

If you have studied an Electrical course at another provider we will need to see your qualifications before deciding what level you can start on, you may also be required to sit a maths and English assessment. You can call the Course Team on 0113 222 6061 to find out more.

All other candidates will need to sit the entrance assessment.

As the College is currently closed, BKSB skills assessments will need to be taken remotely.

Please complete the application form and a member of team will contact you with details on how you can take the assessment.

Please ensure you abide by the rules on taking the assessment, when your course starts, your English and Maths skills will be assessed again, to ensure you are on the correct course for the level you are at.

What can I do after this course?

Level 3 Diploma, an NVQ and an AM2 Assessment to become a qualified electrician. 

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