Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Building & Structures)

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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.

Upon completion of the course you can 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

Entry requirements

This course is ideal for those looking to move into the electrical industry.

It will provide you with basic skills in electrical installations, however you will not be a qualified electrician when the course is completed.

To achieve the full qualification you must be able to get extensive work experience and complete an NVQ.

All applicants will complete a basic skills assessment.

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. 

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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